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Fellowships & Scholarships:
NASEM Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (2019)
BMES Career Development Award (2019)
Koch Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship (2019)
Nature Research Inspiring Science Award, Shortlist (2018)
AAAS L’Oreal USA for Women in Science Fellow (2017)
Koch Institute Marble Center Convergence Scholar (2017)
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:
Sartorius & Science Prize for Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy (2019)
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:
MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35 (2019)
Named Innovation & Technology Delegate to International Achievement Summit (2019)
Forbes 30 Under 30: Science (2018)
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)

Cambridge Science Festival Curiosity Award (2018)
Society of Women Engineers Outstanding Collegiate Member Award (2014)
Society of Women Engineers Student Leader Award (2013)

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