The University of Michigan Physics Department announces four current Physics Graduate Students received National Science Foundation Awards for 2016.

Congratulations to the following four students and their advisors:
Ojan Khatib-Damavandi, Advisor Professor David Lubensky
Stephanie Hamilton, Advisor Professor David Gerdes
Rachel Hyneman, Advisor Professor Tom Schwarz
Riley Sechrist, Advisor Professor Jennifer Ogilvie

Several students from the Departments of Biophysics, Applied Physics and Astronomy also received fellowships.

The Physics Department also congratulates the students who received an honorable mention:
Chelsea Hendrus, Advisor Professor Timothy Chupp
Felicity B. Hills,
Advisor Jeffrey McMahon
Max de Jong,
Advisor Kevin Wood

The U-M Physics Department congratulates the following current undergraduate students who were also awarded NSF graduate fellowships this year:
Pranav Rao, Professor Keith Riles
Efrain Segarra, Professor Gregory Tarle

An honorable mention was given to:
Jonathan Haefner, Professor Wolfgang Lorenzon