VTSGC Graduate Research Fellowship Awardees 

 

VTSGC Graduate Research Fellowships 
2016-2017

Student

Degree Program

College

Department

PI

Project Name

Cory Arcovitch

MS

University of Vermont

SOE/Mechanical Engineering

Frederic Sansoz

Thermoelectric Performance of Stretchable Nanowire-based Composite Materials

Brittany L. Carroll

Ph.D.

University of Vermont

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, College of Medicine

Sylvie Doublie

A Structural Look at an Enzyme that Protects DNA From Ionizing Radiation Damage

Taylor Ducharme

MS

University of Vermont

SOE/Mechanical Engineering

Patrick Lee

Bubble Nucleation and Growth Behaviors in an Outer Space Environment

Christopher Farnsworth

MS

Vermont Technical College

Computer Software Engineering

Carl Brandon

Lunar IceCube Flight Software

David Hinckley

Ph.D.

University of Vermont

SOE/Mechanical Engineering

Darren Hitt

Optimization Strategy Development for the Irregular Small Body Touring Problem

Andrew Lombardo

Ph.D.

University of Vermont

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, College of Medicine

David Warshaw

Physical Challenges to Molecular Motor Cargo Transport

Ada Morse

Ph.D.

University of Vermont

Mathematics & Statistics

Joanna Ellis-Monaghan

Graph-Theoretical Design Strategies for Self-Assembly

Laura Obregon

Ph.D.

University of Vermont

SOE/Civil Engineering

Mandar Dewoolkar

Generating and Measuring Prescribed Level of Cohesion in Soil Simulants in Support of NASA’s Terramechanics Research

Jason Pearl

Ph.D.

University of Vermont

SOE/Mechanical Engineering

William Louisos

Transient Analysis of the Conjugate Heat Transfer in Supersonic Micronozzles with Aerospike Geometrics for Small Satellite Propulsion and Control

Andrew Reagan

Ph.D.

University of Vermont

Mathematics & Statistics

Christopher Danforth

Quantifying Climate Change Impacts on Temperature Extremes

Stephanie Wood

MS

University of Vermont

SOE/Mechanical Engineering

Darren Hitt

Gravitational Modeling of Near-Earth Contact Binaries