NSF GRFP - It takes a tribe

About three weeks ago, I was named a fellow for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP). It would not have been possible without the help of friends, mentors, and kind strangers who have helped along the way.

Getting good news during the COVID-19 pandemic felt very strange.

(More thoughts coming soon…)

Thank you

Thank you first and foremost to my mentors and collaborators who generously wrote reference letter writers:

Thank you to my friends and peers who challenged me to better explain my ideas:

Thank you to professors and staff at UMD who gave time and insightful feedback:

(If I missed you, let me know!)

Also, thank you to these institutions and their staff for publishing the good news: