Resnick Institute

2016 Resonate Awards Reception

The 2016 Resonate Award was presented to Xiaolin Zheng at a reception following the 2016 Resnick Young Investigators Symposium. Resnick Sustainability Institute founders, Lynda and Stewart Resnick attended to help us celebrate up-and-coming innovators in sustainability.

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Philanthropy in action! Lynda & Stewart Resnick with Resnick Fellows & faculty leadership

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Resnick Symposium All-Star Speakers: Na (Lina) Li, Sally Thompson, Brandi Cossairt, Xiaolin Zheng, & Hemamala Karunadasa w/ Resnick Institute Director Professor Jonas Peters

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Jonas Peters presents the 2016 Resonate Award to Xiaolin Zheng

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Resonate Awards designed by Sarah Turner Eco Art & Design

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Xiaolin Zheng addresses the crowd, giving thanks to her group, collaborators and especially her parents, who rely on solar power and inspire her research in renewable energy technologies.

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Resnick Fellows from the Atwater Group Artur Davoyan, Deep Jariwala & Cora Went join Resnick Institute Founding Director Professor Harry Atwater & the eco-art presented to him as a special honor for creating the Resonate Awards program.

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Resnick Fellows Samatha Johnson & Vatsal Jhalani with Harry & Teresa Atwater & Lynda Resnick

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Sam and Lynda chatted the night away discussing educational challenges facing rural schools.

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Resnick Institute Executive Director Neil Fromer and Director Jonas Peters with Founder Stewart Resnick

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Profs Austin Minnich, Marco Bernardi & Harry Atwater with Stewart Resnick & Jonas Peters

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The savory spread...

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Nathan Dalleska with Resnick Fellows Justin Jasper & Cody Finke. In addition to treating wastewater sustainably, Jasper & Finke can EAT!

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Now this is how you kick-off the academic year!

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Resnick Postdoc Brad Brennan with Development’s Megan MacDonald and Professor Adam Wierman

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Still life with chocolate cakes...

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It’s not a party without Harry Gray! (Sorry Jay Winkler and President Rosenbaum, but it’s true)

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Resnick Institute Advisory Council Members Bill Weihl from Facebook and Dr. Peter Cross in conversation with Jonas Peters and Dianne Newman

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Resnick Fellows Carlos Read and Rachel Ford with Advisory Council member Dylan Hixon of Arden Road Investments

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Harry and Teresa Atwater pose for the cameras one last time before heading out. See you next time!