Silvana Jelesnianski, widow of Chester, was the guest of honor at the ceremony, which featured Neil NS F Changes Grant Frank, chief meteorologist at KHOU-T V Channel 11 Administratio n News in Houston and former director of the National Recent changes in the Hurricane Center, and Robert O. Reid, distinguished National Science Founda- professo r emeritus of tion science and research oceanography at Texas grant administration have A&M . bee n announced in an Rei d was the first NS F brochure. Full indi- speake r of the cer- rect costs on grants in support of education emony. He presented a in science projects awarded after 30 June history of storm surge 1971 will now be allowed. With the excep- modeling in the United tion of fellowships, traineeships, and fixed States, and Frank dis- amoun t grants such as those for travel, cusse d the impact of equipment, construction, or facilities, and Jelesnianski's work. educatio n alowances, all projects sup- Silvana Jelesnianski ported under science education programs has endowed an ocean are included in the new procedure. With engineering fellowship the new policy, payment of full indirect at Texas A&M in her costs for science education grants awarded late husband's name. The first recipient of the Dr. to educational institutions is consistent Chester Peter Jelesnianski Memorial Fellowship in with the policy for research grants. Ocean Engineering was announced at the public lec- New policies and procedures in regards ture. The recipient was Libang Zhang. The fellowship to research grants are being established for will be awarded annually to a graduate student study- greater consistency among federal agen- ing the impact of hurricane, tropical, and extratropi- cie s in the administration of research cal storm impacts on ocean coast and estuarine areas. project s than now exists. Additional Jelesnianski's model for Sea, Lake and Overland changes are being implemented to improve Surges from Hurricanes (SLOSH) is used to forecast th e processing and administration of hurricane storm surges and plan coastal hurricane grants; most of the changes involve a re- evacuations in the United States. He earned the nick- duction of administrative and procedural name "Mr. Hurricane" while adapting this model for requirements on grantee institutions and countries in Asia and the Caribbean. principal investigators. The new provisions apply to all research awards granted after Chung Yong-sung of the Korea National Univer- 30 June 1971, and supplement and in some sity of Education won the Science Prize at the 29th cases supersede previous provisions of the Korea Science and Technlogy Prize. Yong-sung won grants. for his research into the long-range trasmission of transboundary air pollutants. An award ceremony was ^ Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 52, 602. held at the Science and Technology Center with Prime Minister Lee Soo-sung and some 500 scientists attend- ing. The event was held to commemorate Science Day on 21 April 1996. Editor's Note: There wa s no July issue of the Bulletin from 1938 through 1957. 1608 Vol. 77, No. 7, July 1 99 6
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Published: Jul 1, 1996
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