Seven UW Bioengineering undergraduate and graduate students have received 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited institutions in the United States.
Fellows receive a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees, opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to pursue independent research. Participants in the program become knowledge experts who contribute to research, teaching and innovation in science and engineering. Learn more about the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Students receiving 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships:
- Kathleen Victoria Abadie (Kueh lab)
- Elisa Clark (Ruohola-Baker lab – adjunct)
- Ian Cardle (Pun lab)
- Ana Esmeralda Gomez Martinez (Böhringer lab)
- Celina Gunnarsson (Zheng lab)
- Solomon Tegegne Muche (Thomas lab)
- Caleb Ricardo Perez (Pun lab)
Additionally, three students were recognized with Honorable Mention: