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Natural Sciences Department Receives Research Grant from ExxonMobil

By: Mary Ann Cozza

Janusz Grebowicz, associate professor of physics in the UHD Natural Sciences Department, was awarded a $66,000 project grant by ExxonMobil to perform research on ‘Thermal Properties of Oil Shales.’

Mike Matson, assistant professor of chemistry, serves as the Co-Principal Investigator on the project.

Grebowicz said, “The award recognizes the high quality of research conducted in our Natural Sciences Department and its significance in the development of new technologies by some major energy companies in Houston. It raises the profile of UHD as an educator of a highly skilled workforce for the energy community in the area and beyond.”

For more information, contact Grebowicz at grebowiczj@uhd.edu.