April 4, 2019
Prof. Bertino of the Physics Department has won the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences Distinguished Scholar Award. Professor Bertino research focuses on the synthesis of metal and polymer nanostructures with high aspect ratios, and the synthesis of silica (aero)gel/nanoparticle composites for catalytic and electronic applications.
The purpose of this award is to honor an outstanding contribution by a faculty member to academic scholarship. The award is given for a product of scholarship that demonstrates significant depth and breadth of vision; creative and innovative development of theory, method or form; or extension of the frontiers of knowledge in a field that constitutes a substantial contribution to the intellectual community within or beyond the nominee’s field.