Ashley and Rene have been awarded NSF Graduate research fellowships. The program recognizes and supports outstanding students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in fields within NSF’s mission. The GRFP provides support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant achievements in science and engineering research. The ranks of NSF Fellows include individuals who have made transformative breakthroughs in science and engineering research and have become leaders in their chosen careers and Nobel laureates
Both Ashley and Rene are active undergraduate researchers working on high impact research in our laboratory. In addition to their excellent academic and research portfolio, they have been active in mentoring and volunteering efforts. Ashley’s research has been funded by the UCF Office of Research and Commercialization In-house Research Grant and Rene has been funded by FCAAP and the NSF I-cubed program. Both Ashley and Rene have been supported by the Undergraduate Research Initiative by the UCF Office of Research and Commercialization.