Awards & Grants

Undergrad wins prestigious DOE fellowship

Zachary Ulissi

March 30, 2009 - Zachary Ulissi, a senior in the University of Delaware's Honors Program with a double major in chemical engineering and physics is the recipient of a Department of Energy (DOE) Computational Science Graduate Fellowship that will total some $250,000 over the next four years as he works on his Ph.D. The fellowship covers all tuition and fees as well as providing a stipend of $32,400 per year and funds for travel and computer equipment.

Center for the Study of Space Radiation Effects to be established

Jan. 23, 2009 - Researchers in the University of Delaware's Department of Physics and Astronomy have been awarded $750,000 by the National Air and Space Administration Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NASA EPSCoR) to develop a Delaware Center for the Study of Space Radiation Effects.

Physicist Michael Shay receives Alison Young Scholar Award

December 17, 2008 - Assistant Professor Michael Shay has been awarded the Francis Alison Society's Young Scholar Award for 2008. This prestigious award, which is highly competitive, is given annually to a tenure-track assistant professor at the University who has demonstrated outstanding research and academic teaching excellence early in their career.

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