MSRP/CONVERGE Alumni Become NSF Graduate Research Fellows

May 13, 2014

Nine of the 2013 MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP) alumni and a CONVERGE alum have been awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships to begin their graduate programs:

  • Kristin Dettmers – incoming MIT Math PhD student
  • Roberto Falcon – incoming Berkeley student
  • Edward Guzman – incoming Harvard student
  • Julie Hofstra – incoming CalTech student
  • Brett Lopez – incoming MIT Aero/Astro PhD student (CONVERGE alumnus)
  • Kemi Oyewole – incoming MIT Economics PhD student
  • Kristina Pardo – incoming Princeton student
  • Monica Perez-Cuevas – incoming GA Tech student
  • Angel Santiago-Lopez – incoming GA Tech student
  • Cesar Torres – current UC Berkeley PhD student

The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions.  Professor Patricia Ordoñez of the University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras and Dr. Frances Carter-Johnson of Evaluation and Assessment Solutions, have worked with the MSRP interns for the past 7 years on crafting strong NSF applications.  Congratulations to the awardees!

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