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Welcome to the University of Colorado Chapter of Sigma Xi

Sigma Xi is an international multidisciplinary research society whose programs and activities promote the health of the scientific enterprise and honor scientific achievement. There are nearly 60,000 Sigma Xi members in more than 100 countries around the world. Sigma Xi chapters, more than 500 in all, can be found at colleges and universities, industrial research centers and government laboratories. The society endeavors to support original work accross the spectrum of science and technology and to promote an appreciation within society for the role research has played in human progress. Membership in Sigma Xi is by invitation. Full membership is conferred upon those who have demonstrated noteworthy acheivments in research. Over the course of the society's distinguished history, more than 200 members have won the Nobel proze and many more have earned election to the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering.

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New Members

On April 21, 2014 the University of Colorado chapter of Sigma Xi had its annual awards ceremony. During this ceremony we recognized all of our new members. Welcome to Sigma Xi


Election to Full Membership

Christopher M. Steenbock
Ecology & Evoutionary Biology
University of Colorado, Boulder
Biological Sciences

Election to Associate Membership

Eric W. Worden
Lockheed Martin, Mission Support & Training
Orlando, FL
Mathematics & Computer Sciences

Recognition of Graduate Research Excellence

Outstanding Dissertation Award from the College of Engineering
and Applied Science

Dr. Michael Dean Roberg
"Analysis and Design of Non-Linear Amplifiers for Efficient Microwave Transmission"
Research Advisor Prof. Zoya Popovic
Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering


Recognition of Undergraduate Research Excellence

Recognition is for exceptional dedication, creativity, and
independence in pursuit of original knowledge. All are
elected to Associate Membership.

Kyle Vincent Caltrider
Nominated by Johnathon Van Blerkom
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Erika Kolisch
Nominated by Christopher Lowry
Integrative Physiology