Awards

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Fellowships & Scholarships:
AAAS L’Oreal USA for Women in Science Fellow
Koch Institute Marble Center Convergence Scholar
MIT IMPACT Program Fellow (2017)
BMES CMBE Student/Fellow Award (2016)
Baxter Young Investigator Award (2015)
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (2014)
Society of Women Engineers Chrysler Foundation Scholarship (2014)
National Science Foundation IGERT Fellowship (2012)
Engineering Learning Initiatives Research Funding Award (2010)

Research Presentations:
Image of Research Competition, Finalist (2017)
Illinois Research Live Rapid Fire Talk Competition, 1st Place (2016)
MechSE Department Art of Science Competition, Finalist (2016)
Most Published Graduate Student in MechSE Illinois Graduate Program (2016)
MechSE Department Research Forum Best Poster Award (2015)
Society of Women Engineers National Poster Competition Top 10 Finalist (2015)
Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Poster Award (2015)
National Science Foundation IGERT Symposium Poster Award (2014)
Illinois-Tsinghua Nanotechnology Symposium Best Poster Award (2014)
Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Best Poster Award (2013)
Bionanotechnology Symposium Poster Award (2012)

Innovation & Entrepreneurship:
ThinkChicago: Lollapalooza Civic Tech Challenge – 1st Place (2016)
Illinois Innovation $15k Prize (2015)
National Science Foundation EBICS STC Product Conceptualization Prize (2015)
Kessler Fellowship for Entrepreneurial Engineers (2011)
Mechanical Engineering Innovation Award (2011)

Academic:
Cornell University Dean’s List (2008-2012)
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society (2011-2012)
McManus Senior Design Award (2012)

Outreach:
Society of Women Engineers Outstanding Collegiate Member Award (2014)
Society of Women Engineers Student Leader Award (2013)