Eleven engineering graduate students receive NSF fellowships

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Eleven graduate students from the College of Engineering have received 2013 Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

The students are:

- Nathaniel Bastian, industrial engineering;

- Beth Bimber, engineering science and mechanics;

- Amber Black, engineering science and mechanics;

- Whitney Coyle, acoustics;

- Marta Hatzell, mechanical engineering;

- Jarred Heigel, mechanical engineering;

- Pedro Neto, industrial engineering;

- Michael Shreve, environmental engineering;

- Charles Smith, engineering science and mechanics;

- Charles Spanjers, chemical engineering; and

- Kelilah Wolkowicz, mechanical engineering.

The NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based masters and doctoral degrees as accredited U.S. institutions.

The NSF received more than 13,000 applications for graduate fellowships and made 2,000 award offers.

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Last Updated July 11, 2013