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USF Department of Physics 2015 Ph.D. alumna, Kaya Wei, was awarded and accepted, the Jack E. Crow Postdoctoral Fellowship at Florida State University. The Jack E. Crow Postdoctoral Fellowship Program was named after the founding director of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, and is designed for Ph.D.s with a research interest in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics/Materials Science.
The position allows for independent research. Kayla was also an Outstanding Dissertation Award recipient.
USF Computer Science and Engineering student, Al Bassam Bader's thesis, Enforcing Security Policies On GPU Computing Through The Use Of Aspect-Oriented Programming Techniques, was recognized as being among ProQuest's 25 Most Accessed Dissertations and Thesis for the month of July. Al Bassam was advised by Professor Jay Ligatti.
Integrative Biology doctoral student, Karena Nguyen, won first place in USF's Three Minute Thesis competition with her presentation, "Parasites, People, and a Changing Climate." Nguyen will represent USF at the regional 3MT© competition at the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
In collaboration with the Byrne Lab and Eckerd College, USF College of Marine Science graduate students, Jon Sharp and Katelyn Schockman, are currently sailing aboard NOAA's R/V Ronald H. Brown on the 2017 Gulf of Mexico Ecosystems and Carbon Cycle Cruise (GOMECC-3). The Brown departed Key West, Florida on July 18, 2017
and will return to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on August 21, 2017, after a full loop around the Gulf of Mexico. You can follow along with GOMECC-3 at the official cruise blog at gomecc3.wordpress.com or via Twitter using the hashtags #GOMECC3 and #GulfOA.
Kaitlin Losctrocio, a graduate student in mechanical engineering was awarded a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF). This award was granted for her proposal, "Biomechanics for Enhancement & Verification of Countermeasure Analysis Tools for Human Exploration Missions."
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