Student & Postdoctoral Honors

The achievements of UCSB Materials graduate students and postdoctoral researchers 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 student and postdoc researchers 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)

 

 

National Science Foundation Fellowships

  • Mayela Aldaz-Cervantes (2017)
  • Elayne Thomas (2017)
  • Glenn Balbus (2016)
  • Mitchell Bordelon (2016)
  • Nicole Michenfelder-Schauser (2016)
  • Andrew Rowberg (2016)
  • Christian Zollner (2016)
  • Joshua Bocarsly (2016)
  • Douglas Fabini (2016)
  • Jennifer Selvidge (2016)
  • David Hwang (2015)
  • Brandon Isaac (2015)
  • Eunhee Lim (2015)
  • Anastasia Patterson (2015)
  • Emily Wonder (2015)
  • Malinda Buffon (2014)
  • Clayton Cozzan (2014)
  • Humberto Foronda (2014)
  • Patrick Marshall (2014)
  • Justin Norman (2014)
  • Caitlin Sample (2014)
  • Wennie Wang (2014)
  • Natalie Larson (2013)
  • Sean Harrington (2012)
  • Ryan Need (2012)
  • Christopher Pynn (2012)

 

 

 

 

National Defense Science and Engineering Fellowships

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

 

 

 

UCSB Graduate Division Fellowships

  • Megan Butala (2016)
  • Brian Evanko (2016)
  • Nicole Michenfelder-Schauser (2016)
  • Emily Schueller (2016)
  • Christian Zollner (2016)
  • Brian Cabinian (2015)
  • Mayela Aldaz-Cervantes (2015)
  • Leanne Friedrich (2015)
  • Jennifer Selvidge (2015)
  • Douglas Fabini (2014)
  • Caitlin Sample (2014)
  • Natalie Larson (2013)
  • Santosh Raghavan (2013)
  • Stefan Heinze (2012)
  • Andrew Pebley (2012)
  • Robert Rhein (2012)