NDSU chemistry major, Brendon Disrud, was honored with two awards at the 57th annual Sanibel Symposium held February 19-24 on St. Simons Island in Georgia. This is an international meeting of scientists focussed on quantum chemistry, dynamics, condensed matter and materials physics. Brendon received a Dell O’Brien travel prize for excellence in his computational chemistry research and was honored as the best prepared undergraduate at the conference in 2017. He was also awarded the best poster prize for his presentation at the conference. Brendon does undergraduate research in computation chemistry with Prof. Dmitri Kilin in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at NDSU.