CSCDR student McKenzie Ferrari named a Goldwater Scholar
March 30, 2022
McKenzie Ferrari (Physics, '23) has been named a Goldwater scholar for 2022. She is the first Goldwater scholar from UMass Dartmouth. The Goldwater Scholarship Program is one of the oldest and most prestigious national scholarships for natural science and mathematics in the US. It provides support to exceptional undergraduate students who show promise for becoming leaders in the next generation of researchers. McKenzie works with Prof. Robert Fisher in the Department of Physics. She plans to pursue a Ph.D. in Astrophysics, and to eventually teach and conduct research in high-energy astrophysics. Congratulations McKenzie!
Former CSCDR student Jiahua Jiang to start a faculty position at the University of Birmingham
February 16, 2022
Jiahua Jiang (2018 EAS-CSE PhD; Advisor: aCSCDR co-director Yanlai Chen) will be starting a faculty position at the University of Birmingham, one of the top 100 Universities in the world according to US News and World Report. Congrats, Prof. Jiang!