February 13, 2014
A team of researchers that triggered landmark fusion reactions includes an alumna of the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE NNSA... read more
January 7, 2014
Research on high-pressure, high-temperature materials has earned a high honor for an alumnus of the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowshi... read more
University of Michigan
Without having to worry about teaching a class or working on a project only slightly related to my thesis, I’ve been able to work on things that are interesting and exciting to me, but potentially unfundable otherwise.
The DOE NNSA SSGF offered a competitive stipend, was available for four years of funding rather than the typical three, and offered summer internships at the national labs where I was interested in working.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The practicum allowed me to develop the technical skills to run (a boundary plasma turbulence) code, as well as cultivate the professional network I need to stay at the forefront of the field.