Congratulate our Charleston Chapter Award Winners!

Sigma Xi recognizes the accomplishments of junior scientists.

Citadel Student Excellence Day
April 9, 2023

Sigma Xi awards were presented to three students at the annual Citadel Student Excellence Day. Congratulations to our winners!

Evans Banks (1st Place), “Development of a corn-fiber filter for cleaner water."

Slateon Frederick (2nd Place), “Context-aware access control for Internet of Things (IoT) networks."

Evan Stravolo (3rd place), “Targeted drug delivery using ZIF-8 MOFs."

College of Charleston Research Expo

April 10, 2023

The College of Charleston Research Expo Sigma Xi award winner went to Lili Boss for her presentation titled. “Using liquid nitrogen capture methods to assess drop-size-distributions across multiple natural rain events." This award recognizes young scientists with exceptional communication skills. Congratulations Lili!

Medical University of South Carolina's Perry V. Halushka Research Day.

November 4, 2022

Ahmed S. Alford was awarded theSigma Xi Best Presentation Award at MUSC's 2022 Perry V. Halushka Research Day. His poster, “Evaluation of novel small molecules inhibitors of spermine oxidase for chemoprevention." Mentor: Dr. Patrick Woster. Congratulations Ahmed!

Graduate Marine Research Colloquium
The Sigma Xi Best Oral Presentation Awards went to (1st) Jessica Wenclawiak – “Assessing microplastic uptake and depuration in the Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea virginica" (2nd) Ian Rolfe – “Adaptations to the photosynthetic potential and pigmentation of mesophotic macroalgae in the Hawaiian Archipelago” Congratulations to Jessica and Ian!

April 8, 2022
Citadel Undergraduate Student Excellence Day
Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research Awardees: Dalton Hazelwood (Computer Science), Eric Lilling (Mathematics), and Alexander Stensland (Physics).
April 7, 2022
College of Charleston Expo 2022
The Sigma Xi Communicating Science Award for the School of Sciences and Mathematics Competition went to Zachary Smith.
October 28, 2021
CofC Marine Research Graduate Student Colloquium
The Sigma Xi 1st place Oral Presentation award went to Michael Thienes for his presentation “Variability in size at maturity of female blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) in South Carolina” and the 2nd place prize was awarded to Josiah Waters for his talk “Examining temporal patterns of benthic microalgal community structures in a South Carolina saltmarsh.”

November 5, 2021
Perry V. Halushka MUSC Student Research Day
Catherine Mills received the Sigma Xi Presentation Award for her presentation, "Immunostimulatory effects of a novel small molecule CD38 inhibitor and application for treatment of neuroblastoma."