CEMS students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) honors

April 12, 2019 - Five CEMS graduate students have received prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) honors. Recipients include: Nolan Concannon (ChE, advised by Russell Holmes), Ela Engen (MSE, advised by David Flannigan), Kathleen Lauser (ChE, advised by Michelle Calabrese), Gunnar Nelson (MSE, advised by Uwe Kortshagen, Mechanical Engineering), and Benjamin Yeh (ChE, co-advised by Aditya Bhan and Laura Gagliardi, Chemistry).

The GRFP helps ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and in STEM education. The GRFP provides three years of financial support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM and STEM education. As the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the GRFP has a long history of selecting recipients who achieve high levels of success in their future academic and professional careers.

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