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Bradley McKeown recipient of 2012 Bright Futures Award

      The International Precious Metals Institute (IPMI) has selected Bradley McKeown as the recipient of the 2012 Bright Futures award. The award was established to recognize and encourage students in the area of precious metals research, and it provides recipients with the opportunity to interact with current industry leaders. Bradley, a graduate student in the Gunnoe laboratory, studies organometallic platinum complexes for the transformation of hydrocarbons into higher value materials. He will receive the award at the annual IPMI meeting June 9-12. Next year Bradley will be given an opportunity to present his research at the IPMI meeting.