Category: Graduate Student Awards

John Nganga

Ph.D. student receives NASA research award to design strategies to enable four-legged robots to walk alongside astronauts on other planets

John Nganga, a Notre Dame Ph.D. student in aerospace and mechanical engineering, has been awarded a 3-year NASA Space Technology Graduate Research Opportunity (NSTGRO). The award supports graduate students “who show significant potential to contribute to NASA’s goal of creating innovative …

Teagan Sweet and Frances Zengotita

Two Notre Dame graduate students receive DOE fellowships focused on clean nuclear energy

Teagan Sweet and Frances Zengotita have received graduate fellowships from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) through the Office of Nuclear Energy’s Integrated University Program. The fellowships support graduate studies, research, and an internship at a DOE National Laboratory or other …