Doctoral Finishing Fellowships

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the awarding of Finishing Fellowships for doctoral candidates.

Recipients—Summer 2014

The summer 2014 fellowships are made possible by the generous support of the Graduate School.

Douglas Banyai

PhD Candidate

Physics

"I hope to maximize the utility of my future contributions by focusing on developing the algorithms and softwares that could be used by dozens or even thousands of researchers."

Photograph of Rasika Kishor Gawde, PhD Candidate in Environmental Engineering

Rasika Kishor Gawde

PhD Candidate

Environmental Engineering

"As I begin my professional career in earnest, I will continue applying myself in the hopes that one day, I will be able to make a significant contribution to the world, knowing that Michigan Tech was instrumental in my success."

Ryan Lemmens

PhD Candidate

Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

"This has given me the opportunity to perform cutting edge materials research with the potential to help alleviate the world's energy sustainability issues."

Seyedmehdi Mortazavi Zanjani

PhD Candidate

Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

"As a researcher who has gained cutting edge knowledge in sustainable energy systems, I would like to continue my research activities in this area."

Photograph of Ranjeeth Naik, PhD Candidate in Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Ranjeeth Naik

PhD Candidate

Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
"All of the teaching opportunities that I have had in the course of my Ph. D. have led me to develop a strong affection towards the teaching profession."
Photograph of Ruiqiang Song, PhD Candidate in Civil Engineering

Ruiqiang Song

PhD Candidate

Civil Engineering

"I look forward to developing funded research projects that involve interdisciplinary skills building from the research experience I have obtained through my graduate work."

Photograph of Ehsan Taheri, PhD Candidate in Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Ehsan Taheri

PhD Candidate

Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

"My research goals are to advance knowledge by developing innovative solution techniques for the existing challenging technological problems."

Khrupa Vijayaragavan

PhD Candidate

Chemical Engineering

"I am eager to work towards the creation of a prosperous and sustainable world by improving technology and bringing innovation as a scientific researcher."

Photograph of Anqi Zhang, PhD Candidate in Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Anqi Zhang

PhD Candidate

Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

"With the help of the state-of-art constant-volume combustion vessel facility at Michigan Tech, I was able to apply my knowledge thermal fluid science and optics to achieve meaningful analysis."

Yunzhu Zhao

PhD Candidate

Environmental Engineering

"I plan to continue unraveling the complex mixtures of organic compounds to solve the mystery of atmospheric processing of organic matter and try to improve the air quality in the future."

 

Recipients—Spring 2014

The Graduate School awarded Finishing Fellowships in spring 2014. The spring 2014 fellowships are made possible by the generous support of the Graduate School.