The New Mexico Space Grant Consortium (NMSGC) at New Mexico State University awarded four students from The University of New Mexico College of Engineering with Research Scholarships/Fellowships for the Spring 2017 and Fall 2017 semesters totaling $35,000.
Students receiving fellowships include:
- Mojgan Maadandar
Maadandar, a Masters student, was awarded $10,000 for his research titled “Recycled Carbon Fibers.”
- Nekoda Van De Werken
Van De Werken, a Ph.D. student, was awarded $10,000 for his research “Lightweight Conductive Carbon Nanotube Wires.”
- Jonathan West
West, a Ph.D. student, was awarded $10,000 for his research “Micro Autonomous Systems and Technology/I-C-MARS.”
- Benjamin Zamora Urioste
Urioste, a senior, was awarded $5,000 for his research “Virtual Telescope for X-ray Observations.”
New Mexico Space Grant Consortium is a member of the Congressionally funded National Space Grant College Scholarship and Fellowship Program which is administered by NASA. NMSGC fellowships and scholarships are competitively awarded based on application information, faculty recommendation, GPA, the research project, and NASA’s Mission. New Mexico Space Grant Consortium is located at New Mexico State University.