NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Recipients

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program is the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind in the United States, with a long history of selecting recipients who achieve high levels of success in their future academic and professional careers. This competitive fellowship program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who pursue research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions of higher learning.

The Duke University Pratt School of Engineering has become the choice of a high proportion of recipients of these prestigious fellowships, which help ensure the vitality of science and engineering in the United States and reinforce its diversity.

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NSF Graduate Research Fellows at Duke

By Award Year

2016-2017

Biomedical Engineering

  • Nadia Abutaleb
  • Brian Allen
  • Sean Kelly
  • Robert Mines
  • Ismael Perez
  • Lucas Shores
  • Ellen Weburg
  • Kevin Zhou

Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Samantha Hartzell
  • Nicholas Rogers

Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Jorge Cardenas

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

  • William "Luke" Calkins
  • Garrett Wessler

2015-2016

Biomedical Engineering

  • Aman Aberra
  • Bridget Crawford
  • Katelyn Flint
  • Zachary Steelman
  • Asli Unal
  • Noel Vera-Gonzalez
  • Jason Wang
  • Carolyn Zhang

Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Brandon Hunter

Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Ugonna Ohiri

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

  • Kristen Wiedenheft

2014-2015

Biomedical Engineering

  • Daniela Cruz
  • Evan Gates
  • Derek Ho
  • Joseph Simon

Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Amalia Turner

Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Felicia McGuire

MEMS

  • Korine Duval

2013-2014

Biomedical Engineering

  • Leigh Joan Atchison
  • Simone Costa
  • Jennifer Gamboa
  • Joshua Abram Hammer
  • Christopher Jackman
  • Erica Michelle Moore
  • Brandon Nichols
  • Stefan Roberts
  • Jacqueline Nicole Robinson-Hamm
  • Katy Rothenberg
  • Isaac Weitzhandler

Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Courtney Gardner
  • Andrew Matsumoto

Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Rafael Bello Fricks
  • John Patrick O'Hollaren

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

  • Katherine Marusak
  • Corey Oses
  • Dalton George Sycks

2012-2013

Biomedical Engineering

  • Zachary Abzug
  • Oscar Carrasco-Zevallos
  • Brittany Davis
  • Megan Godsey
  • Priscilla Hwang
  • Kelli Luginbuhl
  • Hannah Meredith
  • James Polans
  • Hrishikesh Rao
  • Swarnali Sengupta
  • Wyatt Shields

Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Xue Feng
  • Anna Wilson

Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Nicholas Czarnek
  • Heather Duschl

2011-2012

Biomedical Engineering

  • Laila Roudsari