June 13, 2018
- Seven CEMS graduate students were awarded Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships (DDF) for academic year 2018-2019 in a University-wide competition sponsored by the University of Minnesota Graduate School. The DDF program provides the University's most accomplished Ph.D. candidates with an opportunity to devote full-time effort to dissertation research and writing in the fellowship year. The award includes a stipend of $25,000 and tuition and health insurance benefits. With supplemental funds provided by the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, the total level of support for each recipient reaches $35,000. The Fellowship also includes a $1,000 Conference Presentation Grant for Fellows who have been accepted to present their dissertation research at a conference. Winners include (back row from left to right): Tao Zhang (MSE), Jacob Held (ChE), Wentao Tang (ChE), Sukaran Arora (ChE), and front row: Ryan Connell (MSE), Hui-Min Chuang (ChE), Wenjia Zhang (ChE).
Related Link: https://www.grad.umn.edu/funding-tuition/ddf