Chemistry graduate student wins International Precious Metals Institute award

Jim HecklerChemistry graduate student Jim Heckler won the International Precious Metals Institute’s Johnson Matthey Graduate Student Award for his study of precious metals. Heckler is a member of associate professor of chemistry Thomas Gray’s lab, which focuses on the design of novel and useful complexes of gold.

The award, which includes $5,000 for research funding and travel expenses to IPMI’s 37th annual conference, will be conferred at the conference in Phoenix in June.