Fellowship Awardees

The achievements of UCSB Materials graduate students speak for themselves: significant contributions to their disciplines, groundbreaking research, and prestigious fellowships. Our graduate students engage in interdisciplinary research collaborations unique to the UCSB environment. Mentored by world-class faculty and researchers, our students and are the scientists and engineers making global contributions to the field of materials. Here are some highlights of achievements over the years, and our most recent achievement news headlines.

Graduate Student Honors

 

Hertz Foundation Fellowship

  • Nicole Michenfelder-Schauser (2016)

 

 

department of energy computational science graduate fellowship

  • Jonas Kaufman (2017)

 

 

National Science Foundation Fellowships

  • Carol Genetti (2018)
  • Brian Haidet (2018)
  • Samuel Teicher (2018)
  • Mikayla Barry (2017)
  • Veronica Reynolds (2017)
  • Jordan Smith (2017)
  • Ryan White (2017)
  • Mayela Aldaz-Cervantes (2017)
  • Elayne Thomas (2017)
  • Sara Messina (2016)
  • Glenn Balbus (2016)
  • Mitchell Bordelon (2016)
  • Nicole Michenfelder-Schauser (2016)
  • Andrew Rowberg (2016)
  • Christian Zollner (2016)
  • Joshua Bocarsly (2016)
  • Jennifer Selvidge (2016)
  • David Hwang (2015)
  • Brandon Isaac (2015)
  • Eunhee Lim (2015)
  • Anastasia Patterson (2015)
  • Emily Wonder (2015)
  • Malinda Buffon (2014)
  • Patrick Marshall (2014)
  • Justin Norman (2014)
  • Caitlin Sample (2014)
  • Natalie Larson (2013)
  • Christopher Pynn (2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Defense science & engineering graduate fellowships

  • Flynn Walsh (2018)
  • Rhys Kennard (2017)
  • Brandon Leu (2017)
  • Sean Murray (2017)
  • Claire Weaver (2017)
  • Eric Yao (2016)
  • Dan Pennachio (2014)
  • Christopher Freeze (2013)

 

 

 

 

Nasa space technology research fellowship

  • Jeffrey Rossin (2018)
  • Bhavana Swaminathan (2017)

 

 

Bridge to doctorate

  • Eliovardo Gonzalez-Correa (2018)

UCSB Graduate Division Fellowships

  • Kira Pusch (2018)
  • Alexander Lygo (2018)
  • Colton D'Ambra (2018)
  • Carolina Genetti (2018)
  • Emily Wonder (2018)
  • Michael Ford (2017)
  • Megan Butala (2016)
  • Nicole Michenfelder-Schauser (2016)
  • Emily Schueller (2016)
  • Christian Zollner (2016
  • Mayela Aldaz-Cervantes (2015)
  • Leanne Friedrich (2015)
  • Jennifer Selvidge (2015)
  • Caitlin Sample (2014)
  • Natalie Larson (2013)
  • Stefan Heinze (2012)
  • Andrew Pebley (2012)
  • Robert Rhein (2012)