Science and Technology

Geoffrey Vaartstra (’17) Named Astronaut Scholar

Hiking in the south of Chile during his semester abroad, mechanical engineering student Geoffrey Vaartstra learned that he was named a 2016 Astronaut Scholar. This prestigious scholarship recognizes outstanding students in engineering, natural, and applied students that show initiative and creativity in their field. Geoffrey conducts research in Professor Shalabh Maroo’s laboratory and is interested…

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National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Winners

Two Syracuse University students have been awarded the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowships! Ryan Milcarek, a graduate student in mechanical engineering, and Joshua Woods, a senior chemical engineering student, both received this year’s prestigious fellowship award. Additionally, two SU students were announced as Honorable Mentions: Tyler Smith, a senior biochemistry student, and Alexis Peña, a…

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Samantha Usman receives highly competitive Astronaut Scholarship

A rising senior in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences is flying high upon learning of her latest academic achievement. Samantha Usman ’16, a double major in physics and mathematics, has just been named a recipient of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation’s (ASF) award. She will use the $10,000 prize to continue her research on…

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Goldwater Scholarship 2015 Application – now open!

Science, Math, and Engineering students: The competition is open for the 2015 Goldwater Scholarship and we hope that you might consider applying.  Applicants are sophomores or juniors, US citizens, have engaged in research, and have the potential for a successful career in the fields of science, math, or engineering. Goldwater is interested in future researchers,…

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