Awards

Rising Star in Computational and Data Sciences

2020

Oden Institute at the University of Texas at Austin

I was honored to be selected to participate in this workshop, which unfortunately had to go virtual due to the pandemic, but was still a great experience!

Graduate Student Teaching Award

2019

MIT Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering

Departmental award given to a graduate student TA "for excellence in teaching a graduate subect"

MFI Postdoctoral Fellowship

2019

CMU Manufacturing Futures Initiative

"The MFI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program seeks candidates that will support the vision of MFI by demonstrating leadership in advanced manufacturing technologies, artificial intelligence, integrated design and entrepreneurship, the science of learning, technology policy, and addressing challenges that cross multiple disciplines."

Graduate Student Teaching Award

2019

MIT School of Engineering

"The Graduate Teaching Awards are presented to a faculty member or a teaching assistant from each school (Architecture and Planning, Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Engineering, Sloan School of Management, Science, and Health Sciences and Technology) for excellence in teaching graduate courses."

CCE Symposium Poster Prize

2019

MIT Center for Computational Engineering

Materials Day Best Poster Award

2018

MIT Materials Research Laboratory

Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship

2017

National Center for Supercomputing Applications

Provides full stipend, tuition award, and computing resources for one year of graduate research support.

Total Energy Fellowship

2016

MIT Energy Initiative

Second Place, de Florez Award Competition

2016

MIT Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

GRFP Honorable Mention

2014

National Science Foundation

Favorably reviewed application for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

Howard L. Schultz Prize

2013

Yale Physics Department

Awarded to an undergraduate demonstrating "excellence, inventiveness, and good taste in experimental physics."

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

2013

Cambridge Gates Trust

Fully-funded scholarship to the University of Cambridge, established by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and awarded to students with "outstanding intellectual ability, leadership potential, and a commitment to improving the lives of others."

REMRSEC REU Technical Achievement Award

2012

Colorado School of Mines Renewable Energy Materials Research Science and Engineering Center

For the work that "best exhibits outstanding science." I received it for my project on Raman Spectroscopy of Silicon Quantum Dots.

Mellon Grant

2012

Pierson College at Yale University

Competitive grant that partially funded my undergraduate senior thesis research.

Intel STS Semifinalist

2009

Intel Science Talent Search

Research-based science competition for high school seniors, now known as the Regeneron Science Talent Search. I received semifinalist status for my work at the University of Rochester Laboratory for Laser Energetics in the summer of 2008

Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship

2009

US Department of Education

Merit-based college scholarship award.