Kummer Innovation and Entrepreneurship Doctoral Fellows announced

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On May 12, 2022

The fall 2022 Kummer Innovation and Entrepreneurship Doctoral Fellows and their faculty advisors have been announced by the Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development.

The fellowships are one of several initiatives established through the $300 million gift made by June and Fred Kummer in 2020. The program is designed to encourage innovative-minded students to pursue doctoral degrees at S&T to strengthen applied research, technological innovation, and economic development.

To learn more about the program, including upcoming award deadlines, please visit kummerinstitute.mst.edu/fellowsprogram/.

The 2022 fellows and their advisors are:

  • Ademola Adesokan, Ph.D. fellow in computer science. Faculty advisor: Dr. Sanjay Madria, Curators’ Distinguished Professor and associate chair for research of computer science
  • Mohammad Hossein Afsharmovahed, Ph.D. fellow in civil engineering. Faculty advisor: Dr. Genda Chen, Robert W. Abbett Distinguished Professor of civil engineering
  • Mahmuda Akter, Ph.D. fellow in computer science. Faculty advisor: Dr. Sajal Das, Daniel St. Clair Endowed Chair and professor of computer science
  • Kolawole Arowoogun, Ph.D. fellow in geological engineering. Faculty advisors: Dr. Katherine Grote, associate professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, and Dr. Jeffery Cawlfield, professor and interim chair of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering
  • Bahaa Chammout, Ph.D. fellow in civil engineering. Faculty advisor: Dr. Islam El-adaway, Hurst/McCarthy Professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering
  • Prithbey Dey, Ph.D. fellow in systems engineering. Faculty advisor: Dr. Jinling Liu, assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering and biological sciences
  • Rachel Dzieran, Ph.D. fellow in systems engineering. Faculty advisor: Dr. Robert Marley, Robert B. Koplar Professor of engineering management and systems engineering
  • Effat Eskandari, Ph.D. fellow in geological engineering. Faculty advisor: Dr. Katherine Grote, associate professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering
  • Alireza Fallahi, Ph.D. fellow in mechanical engineering. Faculty advisor: Dr. David Bayless, professor and chair of mechanical and aerospace engineering
  • Zahra Ghorbani, Ph.D. fellow in systems engineering. Faculty advisor: Dr. Cihan Dagli, professor of engineering management and systems engineering
  • Jacob Hauck, Ph.D. fellow in mathematics. Faculty advisor: Dr. Jason Murphy, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics
  • Ranjit Joy, Ph.D. fellow in mechanical engineering. Faculty advisor: Dr. Frank Liou, Michael and Joyce Bytnar Professor of mechanical engineering
  • Sara McCauley, Ph.D. fellow in chemistry. Faculty advisor: Dr. Thomas Schuman, professor of chemistry
  • Nuzaer Omar, Ph.D. fellow in computer science. Faculty advisor: Dr. Tony Luo, associate professor of computer science
  • Jacob Ortega, Ph.D. fellow in aerospace engineering. Faculty advisor: Dr. Daoru Han, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering
  • Angela Rayle, Ph.D. fellow in physics. Faculty advisor: Dr. Thomas Vojta, Curators’ Distinguished Professor and chair of physics
  • Md Nazmus Sakib, Ph.D. fellow in nuclear engineering. Faculty advisor: Dr. Syed Alam, assistant professor of nuclear engineering and radiation science
  • Mohammed Sleiman, Ph.D. fellow in electrical engineering. Faculty advisor: Dr. Rui Bo, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering
  • Amir TavallaieNejad, Ph.D. fellow in mining engineering. Faculty advisor: Dr. Taghi Sherizadeh, assistant professor of mining and explosives engineering.

For more information about the program and to learn more about upcoming award deadlines, visit kummerinstitute.mst.edu/fellowsprogram/.

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