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Mentor(s): Oleksandr Kokhan, Nathan Wright Mentor(s): J. Andrew Jones, Mark Blenner, Jason Berberich Field of Study: Life Sciences Institution: Central Michigan University Campus Representative: Malgorzata Dobrowolska-Furdyna, Theo MacMillan Increase accessibility and understanding of mathematics and its importance as a math educator and through outreach. Campus Representative: Leah Gates, Hunter Heidenreich Field of Study: Chemistry With the 2020 awards, this brings the number of scholarships awarded since 1989 by the Goldwater Foundation to 9047 and a scholarship total to over $71M. Mentor(s): Ry Young, Jolene Ramsey, Suma Datta Mentor(s): Cyrill Muratov, Shahriar Afkhami, Yuri Lvov Institution: Miami University-Oxford Career Goal: Ph.D. in Chemistry. Career Goal: Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics. Field of Study: Life Sciences However muted the celebrations may be as students hunker down in isolation, receiving a Goldwater scholarship marks a major turning point in their lives. Career Goal: Ph.D. in Marine Science. Career Goal: PhD in Biostatistics or Bioinformatics, then research for public or private entity. Conduct research in academia on the circadian clock and how it influences the cell signaling pathways involved in the Suprachiasmatic Nucleus (SCN) pathway. Field of Study: Chemistry Field of Study: Life Sciences Pursue research on topics related to physiological optics in academia and teach at the university level. Career Goal: After earning my Ph.D., I wish to become a research professor at an academic institution with a research focus on cancer. Mentor(s): Dr. Lindsey Hanson Institution: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Institution: Eckerd College Campus Representative: Mary Walczak, Aditya Shekhar Field of Study: CISE Rishi Mehta - Rishi Mehta is a Medical Sciences major and a recipient of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship. Career Goal: MD/PhD in Immunology. Lead academia and industry collaboration to achieve fault-tolerant quantum computing. Mentor(s): Leah Wilson, Emily Peterman, Sue Natali Campus Representative: Catherine Kim, Vaibhavi Shah Institution: Ohio State University-Main Campus Institution: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Mentor(s): Dr. Robert Suzzi Valli, Dr. Jonathon Hodge, Dr. Angel Pineda I plan to investigate complex biological systems using physical models and teach physics at a research university. Career Goal: Ph.D. in Chemistry. Research interests include: particle and string phenomenology, scattering amplitudes, conformal field theory, and dualities. Field of Study: CISE Mentor(s): Zachary Olson Mentor(s): Frank E. McDonald, Jose Soria, Michael McCormick My research interests are in developing an implementable adaptive learning system to improve the current educational system. Career Goal: PhD in biophysical chemistry. Campus Representative: Jenny Hyest, Zachary Thomas Mentor(s): Neocles Leontis, Craig Zirbel, Anton Petrov Career Goal: Ph.D. in physics. Field of Study: Life Sciences Campus Representative: Arthur Casciato, Hadley Parum Mentor(s): Zhenan Bao, Bert (E.W.) Mentor(s): Michael Burns, PhD, Yash Gupta, PhD, Adinarayana Kunamneni, PhD Institution: Trinity University That academic degree will provide me with the highest level of skills required to conduct applied math and social issues research and teach at the university level. Career Goal: I will earn my PhD in condensed matter physics and pursue a career as a research professor, ideally at a research-oriented public institution. Career Goal: My career goal is to earn a PhD in chemical engineering and then to develop innovative alternatives to current energy production methods in either a government or university lab setting. Amanda Nagy. Career Goal: I plan to pursue a Ph.D. in Chemical Biology then continue to conduct research and teach at the university level. Field of Study: Life Sciences Career Goal: I plan to pursue a PhD in chemical physics with a focus on computational chemistry. Campus Representative: Jeffrey Berg, Shinji Rho Career Goal: MD/Ph.D. Campus Representative: April Householder, Jesse Matthews March 31, 2020. Field of Study: Life Sciences Career Goal: M.D./Ph.D. Campus Representative: Christopher Hartemink, Austin Konkel Mentor(s): Jeffrey Johnson, Joel Courter, Jacob Robins Field of Study: Physics and Astronomy Mentor(s): Christine Denny, Briana Chen, Denis David Institution: Michigan Technological University Conduct clinical neuroscience research at a medical research institution. Goldwater Scholars have impressive academic and research credentials that have garnered the attention of prestigious post-graduate fellowship programs. Field of Study: CISE Institution: Bard College Campus Representative: Adam Kiefer, Michelle Graham Campus Representative: Magdalena Zapedowska, Alexander Cohen Mentor(s): Natalia A. Trayanova, Joseph K. Yu Institution: The University of Texas at Dallas Campus Representative: Kristine Miller, Jenny Whiteley Second-year Yanni Sarrimanolis Photo credit: Courtesy of Yanni Sarrimanolis. Develop and leverage biophysically-detailed, multiscale mathematical models of the cardiovascular system to gain biological and mechanistic insights. Institution: Lebanon Valley College Institution: Florida State University in Molecular Biology. Institution: Purdue University-Main Campus Mentor(s): Joseph Seggio Mentor(s): Darren Craig, A.J. Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Field of Study: Life Sciences Mentor(s): Kenneth Javad Dale Allen, Cynthia Frantz, Sarah Rabbitt Institution: University of Alabama at Birmingham Field of Study: Chemistry Campus Representative: Meredith Malburne-Wade, Mary Ogborn Career Goal: Ph.D. in molecular biology. Mentor(s): Roy Hamilton, Danielle Bassett, David Meaney Institution: University of Denver Institution: South Dakota State University and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics. Conducting research in engineered biomaterials for tissue repair and teaching biomedical engineering related topics at the university level. Institution: Augsburg University Conduct research on the topic of neuroimmunology or neuroendocrinology and teach at a Research I institution. Mentor(s): Jeffrey Goessling, William Szelistowski, Jeannine Lessmann Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Mad Cow Disease) via the use of “open science” Field of Study: Chemistry Career Goal: My career goal is to pursue a Ph.D. in accelerator physics and eventually become a university professor, researching novel accelerator technologies and leading the experiments these machines enable. Institution: Trinity College Mentor(s): Bret Ulery Career Goal: Ph.D. in geosciences. Conduct translational research in neurodegenerative disorders at a major research hospital, focusing on antisense oligonucleotide (ASO) therapies. Mentor(s): Anna Huttenlocher, Helen E. Blackwell, Janet C. Batzli Career Goal: Ph.D. in Physics. Mentor(s): Kevin Seppi, Quinn Snell, Nancy Fulda Institution: University of Colorado Boulder Institution: Cornell University Research the mechanisms of human disease and teach and mentor undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students. Campus Representative: Alison Draper, Alisa Levin Career Goal: Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. Institution: University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus Campus Representative: Christopher Lewis, Hailee Sorensen Institution: University of Kentucky Career Goal: M.D./Ph.D. Campus Representative: Elizabeth Nawrot, Lucia Wagner Eligibility. Mentor(s): Hector D. Abruna, Andrew Jirasek, Christopher K. Ober Field of Study: Physics and Astronomy Institution: Carnegie Mellon University Institution: Hofstra University I aspire to lead a research lab as a university professor or at a government lab. Field of Study: Engineering Field of Study: Psychology Institution: Vanderbilt University Field of Study: Life Sciences Field of Study: Life Sciences Mentor(s): Matthew Allen, Iman Zare Institution: Washington University in St Louis Career Goal: My goals are to conduct research on movement disorders and teach classes as a translational neuroscience professor at a research-oriented university. Career Goal: Ph.D. in physics. Mentor(s): Matt Lavin, Brian Smithers, Danielle Ulrich Research focus in scalable and sustainable extractive metallurgy processes for implementation in mining operations. Mentor(s): John Medaglia, Kavitha Anandhan, Roy Gunnarsson Career Goal: Ph.D. in Machine Learning. Campus Representative: Andrew Seidler, Clare Remy Field of Study: Chemistry Institution: University of Arizona Mentor(s): Seth Rittenhouse, Peter Brereton, Charles Nelson Mentor(s): Dr. Michael Pfenning, LTC Diana Loucks Campus Representative: Theon Gruber Ford, Celina Ceballos Career Goal: Ph.D. in pure mathematics specializing in algebraic and analytic number theory and differential geometry. Conduct research in the astrobiologically relevant fields of nutrient-limited geobiology, biomarkers, and origins of life. Field of Study: Mathematical Sciences Mentor(s): Greg Dwyer, Jennifer Garcia, Olivia Hatton Barry Goldwater Scholarship. Field of Study: Chemistry Campus Representative: Brittany Allison, Jessica Lee Mentor(s): Dr. David Olson, Lindsay Cameron Institution: Clemson University Institution: Cornell University Of students who reported, 191 of the Scholars are men, 203 are women, and virtually all intend to obtain a Ph.D. as their highest degree objective. Conduct biomedical research and teach undergraduate courses, then later work in industry on drug development and drug delivery systems. Conduct research in molecular/cell biology, teach at the university level. Field of Study: Life Sciences Mentor(s): Justin C. Hulbert Conduct research at the intersection between computer science and fluid dynamics and teach at the university level. My goal is to conduct research and lead a group that advances human-centered artificial intelligence to benefit society. Campus Representative: Jessica Sullins, Blake Bartlett Career Goal: Ph.D. in Immunology and M.D with a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in Infectious Disease. I aspire to apply data mining techniques and machine learning algorithms to learn about black holes. Mentor(s): Mary Sajini Devadas, Ph.D. Mentor(s): Wendy Quinton, John Roberts, Michael Dwyer Institution: Concordia College at Moorhead Career Goal: I plan to complete a Ph.D. in Bioengineering or Bioinformatics. Career Goal: Ph.D. in Zoology. Campus Representative: Douglas Dow, Patrick Nnoromele Field of Study: Engineering Campus Representative: Dan Choffnes, Travis Dillon Field of Study: Engineering Campus Representative: Adam Kiefer, Joya Sims Mentor(s): Michael Terns, Elizabeth Watts, Trent Spencer Institution: The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Campus Representative: Jo Anne Tracy, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, Nora Gilliam Career Goal: PhD in Computational or Systems Biology, then conduct research in biomedical science using computational and experimental approaches, while teaching at the university level. Mentor(s): Vyacheslav Bryantsev, Sharada Shaama Field of Study: Chemistry Campus Representative: Timothy Jones, Hannah Scheaffer Campus Representative: Douglas Dow, Naomi Alyafei Field of Study: Physics and Astronomy Mentor(s): Francis Starr Campus Representative: Jessica Sullins, Justice Robinson Institution: University of Idaho Campus Representative: Grizelda McClelland, Michael Moore Campus Representative: Paula Schneider, Aaron Ghrist Career Goal: Ph.D. in applied physics focusing on nano-optics. Institution: Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Institution: Mississippi State University Institution: University of Pennsylvania Career Goal: MD/PhD in psychiatry and Development Biology. Mentor(s): Dr. Sophia Sarafova Campus Representative: Grizelda McClelland, Franklin Alongi Mentor(s): Dr. Rupak Rajachar Field of Study: Chemistry Institution: Washington University in St Louis Institution: Utah State University Mentor(s): Lindsey Joe Broadwell, Kate Semsar, Kristen Barthel Institution: Montana Tech of the University of Montana Field of Study: Physics and Astronomy Campus Representative: Nichole Fazio, Vennela Mannava Career Goal: Ph.D. in Biomedical Science. Career Goal: MD-PhD in Biochemistry or Molecular Biology. My goal is to become a professor and researcher at a leading academic institution and to offer mentorship to underrepresented students. Career Goal: Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics. Campus Representative: Ariella Lang, Sapna Ramesh Field of Study: Life Sciences Mentor(s): Alexander Agoulnik, Alexander Zaika, Sophia George Institution: University of Southern California Campus Representative: Henry Dyson, Matthew Nelson Campus Representative: Brittany Allison, Jordan Cox Field of Study: CISE Mentor(s): Dr. Kendall Mahn, Dr. Tim Bolton, Dr. Glenn Horton-Smith Mentor(s): Matthew Wellons, Kaitlin Lawrence, Benjamin Lovaasen Institution: University of Florida Campus Representative: Laura Clippard, Ramiz Somjee Mentor(s): George M. Whitesides, Lee Belding, Keerthi Krishnan Field of Study: Life Sciences Institution: Baylor University Mentor(s): Joshua Price, Dennis Della Corte, David Wingate Campus Representative: Robin Chang, Karen Zhang Campus Representative: Jeffrey Olafsen, Emily Schultz in Physiology. Field of Study: Life Sciences Campus Representative: Robyn Curtis, Vernon Kennedy Career Goal: I intend to pursue a PhD in mathematics and work as a professor of mathematics. Campus Representative: Richard Stevens, Maria White Campus Representative: Kathy Uitvlugt, Cole Maguire Career Goal: M.D./Ph.D. Field of Study: Engineering Field of Study: CISE Institution: University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus Campus Representative: Thomas Moore, Ryan Bax Three Johns Hopkins University students have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships for their research and achievements in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. Career Goal: M.D./ Ph.D., with the Ph.D focusing on Neuroscience. Mentor(s): Mia Levine, Chantel White, Abigail DiVito Conduct research on neurodegenerative diseases at an academic institution and teach students at the university level. Career Goal: M.D./Ph.D. Institution: University of Central Florida Field of Study: Mathematical Sciences Institution: Case Western Reserve University I will conduct research on tropical herpetofauna, including Bushmaster (Lachesis muta) population ecology, and will work at an R-1 university. Conduct innovative research that explores the link between the human microbiome and cancer. Field of Study: Physics and Astronomy I intend to serve as a professor of organic chemistry at a research-focused institution and lead my own laboratory. Field of Study: Chemistry Field of Study: CISE autism, schizophrenia) through computational neuroimaging. Institution: The University of Texas at Austin Field of Study: Life Sciences Conduct research in cosmology at a university or national lab. Career Goal: Ph.D. in Materials Science. Institution: University of Massachusetts-Amherst Career Goal: Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography. Field of Study: Materials Research Institution: Yale University The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation was established by Congress in 1986 to serve as a living memorial to honor the lifetime work of Senator Barry Goldwater, who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and statesman, including 30 years in the U.S. Senate. Conduct research on planet formation and dynamical evolution of planetary systems while teaching at the university level. Mentor(s): Brian D. Jones Career Goal: Ph.D. in Geobiology. Field of Study: Life Sciences Lead a biomedical research group and pursue leadership roles in professional societies and research industries. Career Goal: Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry. Career Goal: PhD in Molecular Biology. Field of Study: Life Sciences Career Goal: I plan to get a Ph.D. in Physics and conduct research in biophysics, applying the tools of physics to fields where they have been underutilized. Institution: Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Career Goal: I plan to obtain a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence and conduct theoretical research in artificial general intelligence. Mentor(s): Martin Hudson, Melanie Griffin, Robert Horvitz Career Goal: I plan to pursue a PhD in biochemistry and continue research a a national health organization such as the CDC or NIH. Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison Institution: University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Field of Study: Life Sciences Institution: Kennesaw State University Career Goal: Ph.D. in neuroscience. Field of Study: Physics and Astronomy Conduct research on many-body dynamics at the interface of condensed matter, quantum information, and statistical physics. Campus Representative: Beth Fiori, Anna Poslednik Mentor(s): Krys Strand, Benjamin Clarkson, Kristin Baldwin in neuroscience. Campus Representative: Kathleen Barry, Julia Baer Mentor(s): James Shriver Mentor(s): Khalid Salaita, Monika Davare, Justin Merritt Institution: University of California-Riverside Institution: Colorado School of Mines Campus Representative: Danielle Barefoot, Jamison Takashima Campus Representative: Gregory Llacer, Katie Collins Campus Representative: Julie Stubbs, Mitchell Wall Conduct research for the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a sustainable source of energy. Field of Study: Engineering Career Goal: Ph.D. in High Energy Theoretical Physics leading to professorship. Institution: George Mason University Mentor(s): Charles Gunnels, Matthew Metcalf, John Herman Mentor(s): Laura Runyen-Janecky BATON ROUGE – LSU Honors College student and Stamps Scholar Brianna Robertson of Slidell, La., has been named a 2020 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar. Last year he completed an REU at the University of Southern California. Field of Study: Mathematical Sciences Career Goal: After completing my Ph.D. in molecular neuroscience, I plan to teach at the university level and conduct research in developmental neurobiology focusing on the molecular underpinnings of addiction. Campus Representative: Anton Riedl, Lara Kamal Field of Study: Chemistry Institution: University of California-Los Angeles Mentor(s): Christopher M Sorensen Field of Study: Psychology Institution: Emmanuel College Mentor(s): Aaron Wilber, Piotr Fajer, Edwin Hilinski Conduct research on neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s diseases while teaching and working at an academic hospital. Mentor(s): Michael Boylan-Kolchin, Andrew Graus, John Larkin Institution: Montana State University Campus Representative: James Bluman, Cassondra Lyman Campus Representative: Craig Filar, Nelson Hidalgo Zachary Thomas - Zachary Thomas is a Biomedical Engineering major and a recipient of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship. Campus Representative: Laura Good, Behnia Rezazadeh Shirazi Field of Study: Engineering I am interested researching at the intersection of neuropsychiatry and memory and learning. Institution: Brigham Young University-Provo Career Goal: Obtain PhD degree in cancer biology. Campus Representative: Robin Chang, Sean Thompson Establish a lab that researches membrane technology at the water-energy nexus. Institution: Temple University Conduct research in neuroscience, specifically the management of pain symptoms in neurodegenerative and neurological diseases, at a major research hospital. Field of Study: Physics and Astronomy Field of Study: Engineering Institution: University of Southern California Field of Study: Physics and Astronomy Institution: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in organic chemistry, with an emphasis on therapeutic drug design. Before she came to Wellesley, Kim said her career goals often felt out of reach. The Goldwater Scholarship recognizes undergraduates in science, math, and engineering fields planning to pursue research careers and with the potential to be leaders in their fields. Campus Representative: Margaret Marr, Cassandra Bishop Institution: New Jersey Institute of Technology Field of Study: Life Sciences Mentor(s): Mengliang Zhang, Paul Gregory Van Patten Field of Study: Physics and Astronomy Institution: CUNY City College Career Goal: Obtain a Ph.D in chemistry and study fundamental problems using synthetic and computational techniques. Institution: University of New Hampshire-Main Campus Mentor(s): Gregory Feiden, Stephanie Douglas Field of Study: Life Sciences Institution: Clarkson University Institution: University of Iowa Mentor(s): Holly V. Moeller, Tadashi Fukami, Peter Alagona Field of Study: Physics and Astronomy Field of Study: Life Sciences Campus Representative: Karyn Crispo, Jacob Watts Career Goal: Ph.D. in Experimental Physics. Institution: Occidental College Field of Study: Life Sciences Two Emmanuel juniors have been named Goldwater Scholars for the 2020-2021 academic year. Mentor(s): Erik Lundquist Career Goal: M.D.-Ph.D in cancer biology. Institution: Purdue University-Main Campus Campus Representative: Rachel Newman, Mollie Harrison Campus Representative: John Carpinelli, Joseph Torsiello Career Goal: I will pursue a Ph.D. in Chemistry and conduct research in materials chemistry synthesis as it pertains to biomedical applications and renewable energy while teaching at a research university. APRIL 6, 2020 — UTSA students Naomi Alyafei and Christian Strong have been awarded the 2020 Barry Goldwater Scholarship, one of the oldest and most prestigious scholarships for natural sciences, engineering and mathematics students in the United States. Campus Representative: Karyn Crispo, Isabella Grasso Conduct bench-to-bedside basic science research in inflammation and disease as a principal investigator and teach at the university/medical school level. Institution: Mount St. Mary’s University Field of Study: Chemistry Mentor(s): Menachem Elimelech, Ines Zucker, Ying Li Campus Representative: Ja’Wanda Shavon Grant, Zoe Dietrich Mentor(s): Dr. David Dixon, Dr. Daniel France, Dr. Shane Sharpe Mentor(s): Jeff Nivala, Luis Ceze, Karin Strauss Institution: Carnegie Mellon University Career Goal: My professional aspirations are to research the underlying mechanisms of epilepsy and develop effective anti-epileptic therapies through pursuing a clinical researcher career in neuroscience. Career Goal: Ph.D. in organic chemistry. Field of Study: Life Sciences Design and develop novel engineering-based strategies to strengthen the immune system for the treatment of autoimmune disorders. Institution: Lyon College Institution: Middle Tennessee State University Conduct research in nanotechnology and teach at the university level. Mentor(s): Stephen Schnetzer, Andreas Jung, Jacquelyn Noronha-Hostler Field of Study: Life Sciences Mentor(s): Pei-Wen Chen, Zuzana Tothova Campus Representative: Lindsay Lawton, Lucas Attia Field of Study: Engineering Career Goal: As a MD-PhD, I will continue biomedical research and engage in clinical intervention with a PhD in molecular epidemiology and MD focused on reproductive health as an obstetrician and gynecologist. Field of Study: Chemistry Career Goal: Ph. Campus Representative: Gregory Llacer, Franklyn Wang Career Goal: Ph.D. in genetics in order to conduct research as a research scientist in the field of gene therapy or genetic engineering. Field of Study: Life Sciences Institution: University of Utah Career Goal: I desire to obtain a Ph.D. in radiochemistry and eventually become a researcher at a national laboratory working to make the nuclear fuel cycle safe, sustainable, and cost-effective. Mentor(s): Jiji Fan, Antal Jevicki, Marcus Spradlin Institution: Smith College Mentor(s): Rachel Willand-Charnley, Chris Schwartz, Fathi Halaweish Campus Representative: Corey Efron, Mason Myers Link, Shaine A. Morris Field of Study: Chemistry Mentor(s): Rodrigo Maillard, Mahlet Tadesse in Molecular Biology. Mentor(s): Jeff Gelles Campus Representative: Meredith Malburne-Wade, Claire Fuller Conduct research in developmental biology and specialize psychiatric practice in the areas of anxiety and schizophrenia and teach at the university level. Field of Study: Life Sciences Career Goal: Ph.D. in Neuroscience. I hope to study the fundamental mechanisms that govern CRISPR and develop new tools. Institution: Carnegie Mellon University Campus Representative: Cristin Gavin, Richard Fu Campus Representative: Benjamin Allen, Carrie Rodriguez Institution: Arizona State University-Tempe Field of Study: Chemistry Mentor(s): Sean Banerjee, Natasha Banerjee, Athanasios Iliopoulos Research host-pathogen interactions at a cellular level in animals and humans to develop new means for disease prevention. Career Goal: Ph.D. in Physics. Institution: Salisbury University ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP. This scholarship is intended for students who will be juniors or seniors in 2021-22.The scholarship is extremely competitive (the average GPA of winners in recent years has been in the 3.9-4.0 range), and is restricted to those intending to go to graduate school in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering and pursue a research career. Campus Representative: Virginia Fuiller, Isaac Gorres Career Goal: Ph.D. in Microbiology. Campus Representative: Kristine Miller, Andrew Kjar Career Goal: I intend to pursue a PhD in astrophysics, specializing in theoretical stellar astronomy. Campus Representative: Mark Law, Keshav Motwani Mentor(s): Dr. Frank Stewart, Dr. Collin Roesler, Dr. Anne McBride Mentor(s): Silas P. Cook, Paul T. Marcyk, Deyaa I. AbuSalim Conduct cancer research on the tumor microenvironment and molecular early detection tools. Institution: Johns Hopkins University Campus Representative: Karen Havholm, Mostafa Hassan Career Goal: I plan to earn a Ph.D. in physics or astronomy and work for an academic or government research institute focused on space exploration. Field of Study: Life Sciences Institution: Boston University Institution: North Carolina State University at Raleigh Institution: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Career Goal: Obtain Ph.D. in Computer Science, conducting research in machine learning. Career Goal: My goal is to earn an M.D./Ph.D. Field of Study: Engineering Institution: Montana State University Conduct research in pharmaceutical development and production. Campus Representative: James Bluman, Kalista Schauer Career Goal: Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry. Campus Representative: Rebecca Barnes, Allie Kreitman Conduct research in functional polymers, materials chemistry, and bio-interfaced materials, and teach at the university level. Conduct research at the intersection of machine learning and clinical diagnostics/decision making in neurology to improve patient outcomes. Campus Representative: Jenny Hyest, Alexandra Ballow Campus Representative: Melissa Mandos, Leah DeFlitch Career Goal: Ph.D. in Physics. Field of Study: Life Sciences Field of Study: Mathematical Sciences Field of Study: Mathematical Sciences Field of Study: Physics and Astronomy Institution: University of Chicago Campus Representative: Jessica Khalaf, Johnathan Lo Campus Representative: Jo Anne Tracy, Elizabeth Dietrich Field of Study: Mathematical Sciences Field of Study: Life Sciences Teach at a major research university and lead an oncology laboratory to invent patient-data-based treatment options and diagnostic tools. Mentor(s): John S. Kirk, Stavroula Sofou, Dominick Salerno Campus Representative: Jennifer Bess, Zoe Screwvala 2019-2020 Winners & Honorable Mentions. Conduct research on the pathogenesis and human immune response to viral hemmorhagic fevers and teach at the university level. Field of Study: Life Sciences Mentor(s): Tricia Humphreys, Bradley Hersh, Shaun Murphree Career Goal: Ph.D. in Astrophysics followed by a postdoc at a research institution before pursuing a career as a professor. Career Goal: Ph.D. in Robotics. Campus Representative: Dorrie Presson, Andrew Munoz Field of Study: Engineering Conduct research in rehabilitation engineering and teach at the university level. Field of Study: Chemistry Institution: University of Notre Dame Institution: Arizona State University-Tempe Mentor(s): Paul H. Davis, Paul D Fey, Kate Cooper Conduct research in physical chemistry and nanoscience to bridge the molecular scale with the bulk scale while teaching at the university level. Mentor(s): Zhirayr Avetisyan, Henryk Hecht, Adam Boocher Institution: Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Institution: Rollins College Institution: The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Career Goal: To obtain a Ph.D. in Astrophysics to become a university professor and a science communicator. Juniors Michelle Graham and McPherson Newell and sophomore Maison Clouatre are among 396 college sophomores and juniors from across the U.S. – including 18 from Georgia institutions – to be awarded the scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year. Field of Study: Life Sciences Campus Representative: David K. Giles, Dell Zimmerman Career Goal: Ph.D. in Molecular Biology with an emphasis in microbial genetics. Career Goal: Ph.D. in Astrophysics. Fifty Scholars are mathematics and computer science majors, 287 are majoring in the natural sciences, and 59 are majoring in engineering. in Genetics and Genomics. Institution: California State University-Monterey Bay Mentor(s): Aaron Putzke Field of Study: Life Sciences Career Goal: PhD in Genomic Sciences or Systems Biology; MD, specialization in infectious diseases. Campus Representative: Belinda Redden, Kaitlin Soden Lead an academic lab that conducts research on parasite cellular biology using functional genomics. 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