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Autumn 2018 Presidential Fellows

The Graduate School is happy to announce that the autumn 2018 Presidential Fellows have been chosen. The Presidential Fellowship is the most prestigious award given by the Graduate School to recognize the outstanding scholarly accomplishments and potential of graduate students entering the final phase of their dissertation research or terminal degree project.


Autumn 2018 Presidential Fellows

Samantha Carter, Earth Sciences
Elizabeth Griffith, advisor

Cecilia Chagas de Freitas, Plant Pathology
Christopher G. Taylor, advisor

Keyton Clayson, Biophysics
Jun Liu, advisor

Mohammad Shahriar Hooshmand, Materials Science and Engineering
Dr. Maryam Ghazisaeidi, advisor

Samuel Kay, Geography
Max Woodworth, advisor

Osama Khalil, Mathematics
Nimish Shah, advisor

Dan Kim, Psychology
John Opfer, advisor

Stacy Kim, Astronomy
Annika Peter, advisor

Daniel Knapper, English
Hannibal Hamlin, advisor

Kristen Kolenz, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Guisela Latorre, advisor

Irina Kuznetcova, Educational Studies
Michael Glassman, advisor

Kexing Lai, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mahesh Illindala, advisor

Lauren Loftus, Chemistry
Claudia Turro, advisor

Rachel Miller, English
Jared Gardner, advisor

Anand Nagarajan, Mechanical Engineering
Soheil Soghrati, advisor

Chloe Page, Neuroscience Graduate Program
Laurence Coutellier, advisor

Eleanor Paynter, Comparative Studies
Amy Shuman, advisor

Julie Powell, History
Alice Conklin, advisor

Seckin Sahin, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Kubilay Sertel, advisor

Giorgio Sbardolini, Philosophy
Stewart Shapiro, advisor

Nithya Sivashankar, Education: Teaching and Learning
Patricia Enciso, advisor

Arunima Srivatava, Computer Science and Engineering
Dr. Raghu Machiraju, advisor

Rodney Tollerson, Microbiology
Michael Ibba, advisor

Kelly Wilson, Agricultural and Extension Education
Mary Rodriguez, advisor

Lin Zhang, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Allen Yi, advisor

Natalia Zotova, Anthropology
Dr. Jeff Cohen, advisor