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Villanova University Chapter (#288)


  • Villanova awards the 2019 Mendel Medal to Dr. Sylvia Earle, American marine biologist, explorer, author, and National Geographic explorer in residence.

  • Applications for Grants in Aid of Research are due each year on March 15 and October 1


President: Ryan Jorn, Chemistry
Former President: Deanna Zubris, Chemistry
Secretary and Treasurer: Sridhar Santhanam, Mechanical Engineering

Recent Past Presidents

Deanna Zubris, Chemistry (2017-2018)
Vikram Iyengar, Biology (2015-2017)
James Wilson, Biology (2014-2015)
Amanda Grannas, Chemistry (2013-2014)
Steven Goldsmith, Environmental Science (2012 - 2013)
Anil Bamezai, Biology (2011 - 2012)
Mirela Damian, Computer Science (2009 - 2011)

Webmaster: Mirela Damian, Computing Sciences