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Four Students Receive NSF Fellowships

David Teague sitting with another researcher at a construction site with mountains in the background

Apr. 3, 2014

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced its Graduate Research Fellowship recipients for 2014.

Four fellows from the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering were named:

  • Kendall Robert Ernst (Environmental and Water Resources Engineering), advised by Michael Blackhurst
  • Gary Gold (Environmental and Water Resources Engineering), advised by Michael Webber
  • Alicia Paige Sendrowski (Environmental and Water Resources Engineering), advised by Paola Passalacqua
  • David Teague (Geotechnical Engineering) advised by Brady Cox

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program helps ensure vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. Fellows receive financial support for three years that includes annual stipends, tuition, medical insurance coverage, and opportunities for international research and professional development.

Past fellows include numerous Nobel Prize winners, U.S. Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu, Google founder, Sergey Brin and Freakonomics co-author, Steven Levitt.