PSD recognizes nine students with a William Rainey Harper Dissertation Fellowship

June 7, 2022

The Physical Sciences Division has selected nine graduate students to receive a William Rainey Harper Dissertation Fellowship for the 2022-2023 academic year.  

The intent of the award is two-fold: to recognize significant achievement and to facilitate completion of the doctoral degree. This award, one of the University of Chicago’s highest honors, is given in recognition of a PhD candidate’s record of achievement and professional promise. The Harper Dissertation Fellowship provides a stipend of $4,000. 

Congratulations to this year’s recipients:

  • Baorui Cheng, Chemistry, Jiwoong Park, advisor
  • Rebecca Diesing, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Damiano Caprioli, advisor
  • Adina Feinstein, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Jacob Bean, advisor
  • Mykyta Onizhuk, Chemistry, Giulia Galli, advisor
  • Solomon Quinn, Computational & Applied Math, Guillaume Bal, advisor
  • Colin Scheibner, Physics, Vincenzo Vitelli, advisor
  • Emily Wenger, Computer Science, Ben Zhao, advisor
  • Xu Zhang, Computer Science, Junchen Jiang, advisor
  • Lijia Zhou, Statistics, Nati Srebro, advisor

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