Christian Aponte has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Christian Aponte of the Zia Research Group wins an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for his proposed research, “Mechanical transport in concentrated suspensions enclosed by a spherical micro-cavity: A model for intracellular motion”.
The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions.
NSF Fellows are anticipated to become knowledge experts who can contribute significantly to research, teaching, and innovations in science and engineering. These individuals are crucial to maintaining and advancing the nation's technological infrastructure and national security as well as contributing to the economic well-being of society at large.