Katherine Keeton as one of two recipients of the Vincent
A. Forte Graduate School Fellowship award.
The $2,000 award is given annually by the Louisiana Engineering Foundation to a student
enrolled in a graduate education program in engineering who expresses a sincere desire
to enter the teaching profession at the university level upon completion of his/her
The award is named to honor Vincent A. Forte, P.E., a founder and first president
of the Louisiana Engineering Foundation.
Ms. Keeton is a second year graduate student working under the direction of Dr. Daniela
In the fall she will complete her MS in Biomedical Engineering and will continue
to work towards her Ph.D. in Engineering.
Her research involves using computational modeling to investigate limitations with
electron transport in the enzyme Methanol Dehydrogenase for bio-fuel cell applications.
She is also a National Science Foundation GK-12 Teaching Fellow. She will be recognized
at the 12th Louisiana
Joint Engineering Societies Meeting in Lafayette on
January 24, 2008.
Vincent A. Forte Graduate School Fellowship Awarded
This item originally appeared in the January 1, 2008 issue of The News of the Infinitesimal,
at the Institute for Micromanufacturing at Louisiana Tech University