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Villanova University Chapter (#288)


  • Villanova University Awards 2016 Mendel Medal to Anthony S. Fauci, MD, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health.

    Dr. Fauci will deliver the Mendel Medal Lecture on Friday, November 11, 2016. The event is free and open to the public. Details to come.

  • The 2017 Sigma Xi Poster Day will take place on Friday, April 28, 2017. Undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of science and engineering are invited to present their research in poster form at the symposium.

    Our invited speaker is Dr. Lee Dugatkin, who studies the evolution of social behavior and the history of science at the University of Louisville.

  • Villanova's Sigma Xi Chapter earned the chapter of Excellence Award for distinguished performance during the year ending June 30, 2012!

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


President: Vikram Iyengar, Biology
Former President: James Wilson, Biology
Secretary and Treasurer: Sridhar Santhanam, Mechanical Engineering

Recent Past Presidents

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