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Congratulations to Kayode Fesomade, a Materials Science PhD student in the lab of Professor Rob Walker for receiving a scholarship from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (WAAIME).    Kayode is an international student from Nigeria who received his undergradaute degree in Engineering from The Federal University of Technology (Akure). His graduate research focuses on on adapting recently developed cavity enhanced spectroscopic methods to study trace concentration environmental pollutants in ground and surface water.  (Pictured from l to r, Materials Science program director Prof. Erik Grumstrup, award recipient Kayode Fesomade and Kayode's reseach advisor, Prof. Rob Walker).