TAMEST Celebrates Winners of the Innovating Texas Poster Challenge

Winners of the Innovating Texas Poster Challenge accept their award from two members of the 2020 TAMEST Conference Program Committee. (Left to right) Ann Beal Salamone (NAE), Michael A. Miller, Ph.D., Ashlee Brunaugh, M. Cynthia Hipwell, Ph.D. (NAE)

Winners of the Innovating Texas Poster Challenge accept their award from two members of the 2020 TAMEST Conference Program Committee. (Left to right) Ann Beal Salamone (NAE), Michael A. Miller, Ph.D., Ashlee Brunaugh, M. Cynthia Hipwell, Ph.D. (NAE)

The Innovating Texas Poster Challenge highlighted 23 participants from both academia and industry involved in an innovative project that helped create a product or technology that is being commercially pursued. The concept was to identify research with potential for positive impact from rising researchers across the state of Texas.

The winners:

  • Industry: Southwest Research Institute’s Michael A. Miller, Ph.D., for his poster, “LotusFlo™: A Molecular Plasma Coating Process for Mitigating Deposit Adhesion on Surfaces.”
  • Academia: The University of Texas at Austin’s Ashlee Brunaugh for her poster, “CzIP-17: An Optimized, Targeted Treatment for Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterium Lung Infections.”