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2004 CPBIS Graduate Fellows Named;
Two New CPBIS Research Projects to Start in 2004

Atlanta, GA, May 7, 2004. Press Release: For immediate release.

Kendra Taylor of the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Philip Unger of the School of History, Technology, and Society and Aselia Urmanbetova of the School of Economics have been named CPBIS Sloan Fellows for this year. Kendra Taylor and Philip Unger are Sloan Fellows for the second year. The Center for Paper Business and Industry Studies (CPBIS), an interdisciplinary center supported by the Sloan Foundation and located at the Georgia Institute of Technology, offers the opportunity to become Sloan Fellows, to graduate students pursuing topics of relevance to its mission.

As a result of CPBIS's third request for projects proposals delivered in October 2003, two additional research projects have been funded. Vivek Ghosal's and Usha Nair-Reichert's proposal: The Role and Value of Innovation in the Pulp and Paper Industry has received funding. The second project that was selected was submitted by Haizheng Li and Rehim Kilic on Price Volatility, Inventory and Industry Consolidation. These projects will start in Spring 2004 and detailed information about them is available by clicking on each of the web links above.


About CPBIS: The Center for Paper Business and Industry Studies (CPBIS) is a globally recognized and industry-valued academic center, creating knowledge and tools that support paper industry decision-makers, and producing interdisciplinary graduates who contribute to the long-term success of the paper industry. The CPBIS is co-sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Georgia Institute of Technology (GT), and the Paper Industry.


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