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NSF Picks 17 from Dartmouth for Research Fellowships

Apr 19, 2016   |   by Joseph Blumberg   |   Dartmouth Now

Seventeen Dartmouth students and alumni have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) for 2016, and another nine received honorable mentions. The Dartmouth winners were among the 2,000 selected from 17,000 applicants nationwide.

The GRF provides three years of financial support within a five-year fellowship period ($34,000 annual stipend and $12,000 cost-of-education allowance to the graduate institution). The support is for graduate study that leads to a research-based master’s or doctoral degree in science or engineering.

Winners of 2016 Graduate Research Fellowship Awards

  • Kenneth Amaya ’15, psychology—behavioral neuroscience
  • Kathleen Champion ’11, mathematical sciences—applied mathematics
  • Jimena Diaz ’14, life sciences—environmental biology
  • Alexander Engler ’12, engineering—biomedical
  • Rebecca Gotlieb ’12, psychology—social
  • Connie Jiang ’17, physics and astronomy—theoretical physics
  • Milo Johnson ’13, life sciences—evolutionary biology
  • David Knight ’10, social sciences—political science
  • Shari Liu ’14, psychology—developmental
  • Nina Maksimova ’15, physics and astronomy—theoretical physics
  • Gabriela Meade ’14, psychology—cognitive neuroscience
  • Jesse Peltier ’14, chemistry—chemical synthesis
  • Edgar Sandoval ’14, social sciences—geography
  • Nathan Severance ’12, social sciences—linguistics
  • Ellen Weburg ’14, engineering—biomedical
  • Aylin Woodward ’15, social sciences—biological anthropology
  • Grayson Zulauf ’12, engineering—electrical and electronic

2016 Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mentions

  • Malia Kawamura ’15, engineering—mechanical
  • Kristen Colwell ’13, engineering—chemical engineering
  • Meaghan Deegan ’14, chemistry—chemical catalysis
  • Emily Eisner ’14, social sciences—economics
  • Emily Kyker-Snowman ’11, geosciences—biogeochemistry
  • Alexandra Tanner ’11, psychology—cognitive
  • Meagan Vakiener ’12, social sciences—biological anthropology
  • Holly Wakeman ’14, psychology—developmental
  • Ashley Wong ’14, social sciences—economics

Link to source:

http://now.dartmouth.edu/2016/04/nsf-picks-17-dartmouth-research-fellowships