April 19, 2023// 1:00 p.m. CST
Six students pursuing graduate degrees at the University of Oklahoma have been selected among the 2023 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows. Three of the students are pursuing graduate degree programs in the Gallogly College of Engineering, two in the Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences, and one in the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences.
Blake Bartlett earned an undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University in chemical engineering and is now pursuing a graduate degree in chemical engineering at OU.
Jamie Boyd earned undergraduate degrees from OU in physics and French and will pursue a graduate degree at OU in atomic, molecular and optical physics.
Cora DeFrancesco earned an undergraduate degree from OU in astrophysics and mathematics and is pursuing a graduate degree at OU in electrical and electronic engineering under the advisement of Jay McDaniel in the Advanced Radar Research Center.
Emily Luschen earned an undergraduate degree from OU in meteorology and is now pursuing a graduate degree at OU in physical and dynamic meteorology.
Rylee Newport earned an undergraduate degree from OU in biomedical engineering and will pursue a graduate degree at OU in biomedical engineering.
Carly Wickizer earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in chemistry and is now pursuing a graduate degree at OU in chemical theory, models, and computational methods.
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program is the country’s oldest fellowship program that directly supports graduate students in various science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Since 1952, NSF has funded over 60,000 Graduate Research Fellowships out of more than 500,000 applicants. Currently, 42 Fellows have gone on to become Nobel laureates, and more than 450 have become members of the National Academy of Sciences.
Read the full article by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships.