Ten graduate students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering have received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. The 10 recipients are:
- Kyle Chin (PhD, chemical engineering)
- Riley Hale (MS, environmental engineering)
- Ashley Hiebing (PhD, biomedical engineering)
- Lisa Je (PhD, chemical engineering)
- Edgard A. Lebron-Rodriguez (PhD, chemical engineering)
- Christine Lucky (PhD, chemical engineering)
- Jenna Swenson (PhD, environmental chemistry and technology)
- Sofia Taylor (MS, electrical engineering)
- AnnaBeth Thomas (PhD, environmental chemistry and technology)
- Kelsey Tweed (MS, biomedical engineering)
Seven college alumni also received fellowships: Collin Brehmer (environmental engineering), Laura Guerrero (biomedical engineering), Emily Hinds (bioengineering), Jennifer Leestma (biomedical engineering), Zexi Liu (electrical engineering), Augusto Xavier Thomas Millevolte (electrical engineering) and Shannon Plunkett (environmental engineering).
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recruits high-potential scientists and engineers and supports their graduate research training in STEM fields. Fellows receive three years of financial support through a $34,000 annual stipend and a $12,000 education allowance. More than 12,000 students from across the United States apply annually, with 2,000 receiving awards.