Kate Candon, a second-year PhD student at IMG, received a Honorable Mention from the Graduate Research Fellowships Program (GRFP) by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF accords Honorable Mention to meritorious applicants who do not receive Fellowship offers. This is considered a significant national academic achievement! More information about the GRFP can be found here.

Also, Marynel Vázquez received a 2022 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the NSF. This award is supported by the Foundational Research in Robotics (FRR) program, which focuses on research on robotic systems that exhibit significant levels of both computational capability and physical complexity. More information about Marynel’s CAREER project can be found here.