Two from ECE among 2019 President's Postdoctoral Scholars
The Ohio State University named its 10 young researchers as the 2019 cohort of President’s Postdoctoral Scholars. Among those, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering saw two highlighted for their work with faculty.
ECE Professor Siddharth Rajan is his faculty mentor.
While working on her PhD, Nicole was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow and Future Leader of Engineering Fellow. Her research interests include photonic and optoelectronic devices, with an emphasis on leveraging materials engineering and nanostructures to improve their performance. She won several funding competitions and an award for her contributions to undergraduate education.
Professor Sanjay Krishna is her faculty mentor.
More than 70 people were nominated this year. The recipients were selected from a diverse and highly competitive pool of national and international applicants. The cohort’s research ranges from applying tissue engineering methodology to improve plastic surgery patient’s outcomes, to using novel mass spectrometry-based approaches to study histone proteins, to analyzing farmers’ livelihood strategies using social science theories, to examining the inflammatory mediators of stress exposure and neurodevelopment in preterm infants.
Read more about all 10 selected HERE.