scholarships and fellowships

scholarships and fellowships

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Amidst the COVID crisis, we have some good news — Caroline Cardinale ’20, who has been with our lab group for a while, won an Astronaut Scholarship, given to juniors and seniors in STEM who intend to pursue research 

Hajim Highlights

Hajim Highlights

Our recent award from DOE was recently profiled in Hajim Highlights, alongside a medley of other high-energy density physics awards won by the MechE faculty. More detail here. Congratulations to all!

new grant (DOE)

new grant (DOE)

We will be receiving a grant from the Department of Energy’s Office of Fusion Energy Sciences to use coherent light sources to probe the dynamic properties of fluids, along with co-PIs Hussein Aluie, Riccardo Betti, and Ryan Rygg. We will be looking for a PhD 

NIH R01 award

NIH R01 award

Our fledgling project with fluid transport in the brain, with relevance to Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases, was recently funded by the NIH under an R01 award for five years.¬† The project is headed by Maiken Nedergaard at the U of R Medical Center, and 

mini-bots URA

mini-bots URA

A nascent multidisciplinary collaboration between Alice Quillen (Physics), Hesam Askari (Mech. Eng.), Scott Seidman (Biomedical Eng.), and Jessica Shang has been awarded a University Research Award to develop¬†small robots that navigate complex media (sand, slime, mud, etc.) without conventional locomotion methods. The Hydro Lab will