CEE PhD candidate Malek wins Marshall Sherfield Fellowship

December 18, 2011


Samar Malek, a PhD candidate in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) and former Program Assistant for the MIT Summer Research Program, has been named the 2012 Marshall Sherfield Fellow. Malek will conduct research on gridshell structures with the leading expert at the University of Bath in the United Kingdom. The Fellowships, which are funded by the Marshall Sherfield Fellowship Foundation and administered by the Marshall Commission, enable an American scientist or engineer to undertake post-doctoral research for a period of one to two academic years at a British university or research institute. Malek is completing her doctoral dissertation under the supervision of professor John Ochsendorf in the Department of Architecture and CEE. Read MIT News article here; photo by Justin Knight. Congratulations!

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