Dissertation Year Fellowships (DYFs) Fellows

Fall 2019

Abdullah, A M | Chemistry

Abiy, Anteneh | Earth Systems Science

Alohaly, Alhanoof | Dietetics and Nutrition

Ashraf, Tamanna | International Relations

Azam, Samiol | Chemistry

Banisakher, Deya M | Computer Science

Beloshitzkaya, Vera | Political Science

Cohen, Susie | Curriculum and Instruction

Dimand, Ana Maria | Public Affairs

Dougan, Katherine | Biology

Dutta, Rajib Kumar | Biomedical Science

Ebrahim, Ahmed | Electrical and Computer Engineering

Gebrezgi, Merhawi | Public Health

Gil, Indira A | Curriculum and Instruction

Guo, Rui | Physics

Hozman, Ari | Public Health

Huq, Armana | Civil Engineering

Izadpanahi, Ehsan | Mechanical Engineering

Ji, Yunhee | Public Health

Kiflai, Michael Eyob | Geosciences

Kilfoil, James | Biology

Lee-Silcox, Joelle A | International Crime and Justice

Lei, Ruipeng | Biochemistry

Marin, Joseph | History

Matas, Alfonso | Global and Sociocultural Studies

Mindthoff, Amelia Susan | Psychology

Mokhtarimousavi, Seyedmirsajad | Civil Engineering

Owusu, Justina | Dietetics and Nutrition

Pallavi Awasthi | Public Affairs

Pandey, Popular | Physics

Raji, Joshua | Biology

Ramirez Ortiz, Daisy | Public Health

Rene, Cassandra | Public Health

Robles, David | Global and Sociocultural Studies

Rodriguez, Miguel | Physics

Rodriguez-Pinto, Ivan | Biology

Sebesta, Nicole | Biology

Stein, Kyle | History

Trammell, Evelyn | Public Affairs

Vaezi, Hassan | Political Science

Valdes, Camilo | Computer Science

Summer 2019

Bao, Kun | Electrical Engineering

Britton, Michael Ryan | Biology

Cruz, Erik | International Crime and Justice

Elsayad, Noureldeen Mohamed Anwar | Electrical and Computer Engineering

Fancy, Saiada Fuadi | Civil Engineering

Gubbi Sadashiva, Thejas | Computer Science

Idowu, Adeyinka Taiwo | Materials Science and Engineering

Islam, Nazmul | Economics

Laverde, Eduardo Emanuel | Biochemistry

Liang, Xue | Materials Science and Engineering

Merselis, Daniel Garret | Biology

Mousavi, Seyed Saeed | International Relations

Pena, Andres Eduardo | Biomedical Engineering

Samajpati, Eshita | Earth Systems Science

Sider, Maria Nicole Gudnitz | Geosciences

Socorro, Jander | Earth Systems Science

Song, Mohan | Business Administration

Tan, Xuan | Business Administration

Spring 2019

Adelowo, Ebenezer Dotun | Materials Science and Engineering

Baqersad, Mohamadtaqi | Civil and Environmental Engineering

Bhattacharya, Sumana | Civil and Environmental Engineering

Black, Iian | Biomedical Engineering

Brown, Christina Estela | Earth Systems Science

Caceres, Camila | Biology

Chue-sang, Joseph James | Biomedical Engineering

Falcon, Leonardo | History

Gatto, John Vincent | Biology

Ghasemisahebi, Esmaiil | Mechanical Engineering

Habib, Hany Fawzy Kamel | Electrical and Computer Engineering

Howe, Adam Edward | Political Science

Jean-Louis, Felix | History

Kim, Yang Gyu | International Relations

Leon, Vanessa | Global and Sociocultural Studies

Mafi, Mehdi | Electrical and Computer Engineering

Modlin, Kevin Daniel | International Relations

Myers, Kristopher | Public Health

Ojha, Chet Raj | Biomedical Science

Pouyanfar, Samira | Political Science

Sanchez de Rodriguez, Concepcion Zulema | Electrical Engineering

Seeley, Nathan Jon | History

Sundararajan, Aditya | Electrical Engineering

Tian, Haiman | Computer Science

Valikhani, Alireza | Civil Engineering

Wang, Wenjie | Chemistry

Yu, Haixiang | Biochemistry

Zambrano Marquez, Diego M | International Relations

Zhang, Manqi | Biochemistry

Fall 2018

Ahrens, Jospeh | Biology

Alvarez, Renzo | Economics

Alzate, Adrian | History

Azimpourkivi, Mozhgan | Computer Science

Baral, Ramesh | Computer Science

Barbero, Maria | Global and Sociocultural Studies

Beckmann, Nicolas | International Relations

Diez, Stephanie | Social Welfare

Fernandez, Alexander | Global and Sociocultural Studies

Halliday, Cynthia | Business Administration

Krupp, Karl | Public Health

Loganathan, Archana | Materials Science and Engineering

Mahed, Maddah | Business Administration

Mauck, Daniel | Public Health

Misati, Everlyne | Business Administration

Mohamed, Samy | Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mokhtari, Shekoofeh | Computer Science

Moshkforoush, Arash | Biomedical Engineering

Nedervelt, Ross | History

Phan, Long | Mechanical Engineering

Rahman, MD | Computer Science

Reddy, Sohail | Mechanical Engineering

Shahid, Abdur Rahman | Computer Science

Siu, Ricardo | Biomedical Engineering

Sneij, Alicia | Dietetics and Nutrition

Tangnimitchok, Sudarat | Electrical Engineering

Thompson, Michelle | Social Welfare

Tiwari, Sneham | Biomedical Science

Villar, Jose | Spanish

Wang, Qing | Computer Science

Wei, Longfei | Electrical Engineering

Summer 2018

Abbaspour, Ali Reza | Electrical and Computer Engineering

Abourab, Jessy | International Relations

Alam, Tauhidul | Computer Science

Allen, Joshua | Earth Systems Science

Bartley, Jessica | Physics

Bennett, Masonya | Global and Sociocultural Studies

Black, Heather | Earth Systems Science

Cavasos, Kevin | Earth Systems Science

Cui, Danni | Chemistry

Duszka, Christopher | Public Affairs

El Hariri, Mohamad | Electrical and Computer Engineering

Erpul, Onur | International Relations

Farzad, Masoumeh | Civil Engineering

Garcia, Licet | Spanish

Hariri, Abla | Electrical Engineering

Jaberi Jahromi, Azadeh | Civil Engineering

Kamhoua Kamto, Georges | Computer Science

Martinez Lopez, Claudia | Chemistry

Mengist, Abraham | Public Health

Mirtaheri, Elnaz | Materials Science and Engineering

Moghaddami, Masood | Electrical Engineering

Moreno Escamilla, Ezequiel | Spanish

Moreno, Jorge | Biology

Osibogun, Olatokunbo | Public Health

Parira, Tiyash | Biomedical Science

Pasha, Syed | Electrical Engineering

Pelegrin Taboada, Ricardo | History

Perdue, Doyle | History

Reider, Kelsey | Biology

Rezaei, Nazanin | Civil Engineering

Roncancio, Daniel | Chemistry

Shastri, Anand | Political Science

Soleimanikutanaei, Soheil | Mechanical Engineering

Sun, Shichen | Materials Science and Engineering

Tasnim, Samia | Computer Science

Titze, Michael | Physics

Verlaak, Zoe | Geosciences

Warchefsky, Emily | Biology

Spring 2018

Barton, Mark | Biology

Servais, Shelby | Biology

Timm, Laura | Biology

Whitman, Elizabeth | Biology

Dhar, Supurna | Biomedical Sciences

Debord, Joshua | Chemistry

Errico, Mary | Chemistry

Gibson-Daw, Georgiana | Chemistry

Rashid, Mohammad | Chemistry

Wen, Zhiwei | Chemistry

Raihan, MD | Civil Engineering

Raji, Farazaneh | Civil Engineering

Shafieifar, Mohamadreza | Civil Engineering

Xue, Wei | Computer Science

Ghourchian, Shahrzad | Economics

Hou, Yulin | Economics

Ahmadivand, Arash | Electrical Engineering

Li, Chunfei | Electrical Engineering

O-larnnithipong, Nonnarit | Electrical Engineering

Parvez, Imitiaz | Electrical Engineering

Rajaei, Hoda | Electrical Engineering

Doke, Mayur | Public Health

Bazzaroni, Christina | Global and Sociocultural Studies

Moebius, Corinna | Global and Sociocultural Studies

Mullenite, Joshua | Global and Sociocultural Studies

Davis, Christopher | History

Terradas, Nicolas | International Relations

Awadallah, Osama | Materials Science and Engineering

Chawla, Neha | Materials Science and Engineering

Foroughi, Paniz | Materials Science and Engineering

Safa, Meer | Materials Science and Engineering

Tashakori, Shervin | Mechanical Engineering

Cuder, Primavera | Spanish

Adhikari, Shankar | Physics

Joshi, Yagya | Physics

Altman, Christopher | Psychology

Gonzalez-Cueto, Vivian | Public Affairs

Pridemore, Amelia | Public Affairs

Sirpal, Sanjeez | Public Affairs

Ladis, Barry | Social Welfare

Fall 2017

College of Arts, Sciences & Education

  • Adams, Kendra | Chemistry
  • Charles, Sean | Biology
  • Garabedian, Alyssa | Chemistry
  • Howard, Jason | Biology
  • Linhoff, Luke | Biology
  • Odean, Rosalie | Psychology
  • Thompson, Michelle | Biology

College of Public Health & Social Work

  • Ajabshir, Sahar | Dietetics and Nutrition
  • Kaur, Ramandeep | Health Disease & Disease Promotion

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Baghalian, Amin | Mechanical Engineering
  • Darvish, Shadi | Materials Science and Engineering
  • Guo, Mingming | Computing and Information Studies
  • Liu, Xueli | Electrical Engineering
  • Ma, Wenrui | Computing and Information Sciences
  • Moraveh, Mohammadetaghi | Civil Engineering
  • Naomi, Amir | Civil Engineering
  • Tonyali, Samet | Electrical Engineering
  • Zhou, Wubai | Computing and Information Sciences

School of International and Public Affairs

  • Chand, Bibek | International Relations
  • Gomez, Deborah | Modern Languages
  • Gondek, Abby | Global and Sociocultural Studies
  • Jaiteh, Mariama | Global and Sociocultural Studies
  • Kalesnikaite, Vaiva | Public Affairs
  • Karazsia, Zachary | Political Science
  • Ligouri, Thomas | International Relations

Summer 2017

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Fartash, Homa | Civil Engineering
  • Iqbal, MD | Civil Engineering
  • Khazareian, Samantha | Civil Engineering
  • Mohamed, Ahmed | Electrical Engineering
  • Berzoy, Alberto | Electrical Engineering
  • Agrawal, Richa | Materials Engineering
  • Rahman, MD | Computing and Information Sciences

School of International and Public Affairs

  • Sarsilmaz, Defne | Global and Sociocultural Studies
  • Silva, Rene | History
  • Kube, Sven | History

College of Arts, Sciences & Education

  • Stroud, James | Biology
  • Mazzei, Viviana | Biology
  • Wilson, Benjamin | Biology
  • Clayborn, Jaeson | Biology
  • Bhedi, Chinmayee | Biology

College of Public Health and Social Work

  • Auf, Rehab | Epidemiology

Spring 2017

College of Arts, Sciences & Education

  • Victoria, Suarez | Biology
  • Brown, Tanya | Biology
  • Duran, Alain | Biology
  • Edelman, Sara | Biology

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Hamedi, Amirmasoud | Civil Engineering
  • Gholamiboroujeni, Kianoush | Computing and Information Sciences
  • Razib, Muhammad | Computing and Information Sciences
  • Lashway, Christopher | Electrical Engineering
  • Anzalchi, Arash | Electrical Engineering
  • Chamaani, Amir | Materials Engineering

School of International and Public Affairs

  • Solis, Gracia | History
  • Just, Thomas | International Relations
  • Otero Luque, Frank | Modern Languages
  • Bishu, Sebawit | Public Affairs
  • Asorwoe, Elvis | Public Affairs

Fall 2016

School of International and Public Affairs

  • Huezo, Alexander | Global and Sociocultural Studies
  • Torres, Maria | Modern Languages
  • Shariati, Auzeen | Public Administration

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Dolatmoradi, Ata | Materials Engineering
  • Boglaienko, Daria | Civil Engineering
  • Zeng, Chunqiu | Computing and Information Sciences
  • Youssef, Tarek | Electrical Engineering
  • Batouli, Seyed | Civil Engineering
  • Sinha, Raju | Electrical Engineering

College of Public Health and Social Work

  • Gabbidon, Kemesha | Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

College of Arts, Sciences & Education

  • Panday, Namuna | Physics
  • Guntupalli, Bhargav | Chemistry
  • GC, Jeevan | Physics
  • Jiang, Zhongliang | Biochemistry

Summer 2016

School of International and Public Affairs

  • Remington, Christa | Public Administration
  • Danner, Lukas | International Relations
  • Burchard, Gretha | Public Administration
  • Roberts, Oceane | Global and Sociocultural Studies

College of Public Health & Social Work

  • Mukherjee, Soumyadeep | Epidemiology
  • Sebekos, Elena | Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Zhang, Cheng | Materials Engineering
  • Sadeghvaziri, Eazaz | Civil Engineering
  • Cintuglu, Mehmet | Electrical Engineering
  • Lin, Wieweit | Materials Engineering
  • Hu, Hao | Electrical Engineering
  • Morris, Melissa | Mechanical Engineering
  • Shinde, Pradeep | Mechanical Engineering

College of Arts, Sciences & Education

  • Nowicki, Robert | Biology
  • Williamson, Rhett | Chemistry
  • Zhang, Yu | Education

Spring 2016

College of Arts, Sciences & Education

  • Damaso, Natalie | Biology
  • Jones, Ian | Biology
  • Pham, Khoa | Chemistry
  • Pingping, Liang | Chemistry
  • Boce, Iris | Psychology

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Qom, Somaye | Civil Engineering
  • Zhu, Jin | Civil Engineering
  • Elsayed, Ahmed | Electrical Engineering
  • Jha, Rajesh | Materials Engineering
  • Rudolf, Christopher | Mechanical Engineering

School of International and Public Affairs

  • Meng, Sisi | Economics
  • Vitt, David | Economics
  • Hall, William | Global and Sociocultural Studies
  • Oelze, Micah | History
  • Esitashvili, Nikoloz | International Relations
  • Tantardini, Michele | Public Administration

College of Public Health & Social Work

  • Rubens, Muni | Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Shtompel, Natalia | Social Welfare

Fall 2015

College of Arts, Sciences & Education

  • Shantz, Andrew | Biology
  • Wendelberger, Kristie | Biology
  • Twomey, Megan | Chemistry
  • Badui, Rafael | Physics
  • Helseth, Sarah | Psychology

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Ishtiaq, Khandker | Civil Engineering
  • Hossan, MD | Civil Engineering
  • Zhang, Longhui | Computing and Information Sciences
  • Al-Amin, Chowdhury | Electrical Engineering
  • Yang, Xiaokun | Electrical Engineering
  • Pierre-Victor, Dudith | Epidemiology

School of International and Public Affairs

  • Mansilla, Judith | History
  • Silvia, Adam | History
  • Bender, Michael | International Relations
  • Krijestorac, Mirsad | Political Science

College of Medicine

  • Tatke, Gorakh

Summer 2015

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Bhardwaj, Vinay | Biomedical Engineering
  • Inanloo, Bahareh | Civil Engineering
  • Yang, Xiong | Civil Engineering
  • Yongzhi, Wang | Computing and Information Sciences
  • Bidgoli, Seyed | Electrical Engineering
  • Chen, Chunhui | Materials Engineering
  • Musaramthota, Vishal | Materials Engineering
  • Rastar, Siavash | Mechanical Engineering

College of Arts, Sciences & Education

  • Gwak, Geongshin | Chemistry
  • Subedi, Kiran | Chemistry
  • Tao, Cheng | Earth and Environment
  • Corrales, Juliana | Earth and Environment

College of Public Health & Social Work

  • Ramamoorthy, Venkataraghavan | Dietetics and Nutrition

School of International and Public Affairs

  • Maxwell, Lindsey | History

Spring 2015

College of Arts, Sciences & Education

  • Lemoine, Nathan | Biology
  • Churchill, Diana | Biology
  • Heuett, Nubia | Chemistry
  • Nazareth, Alina | Psychology
  • Mueller, Dana | Psychology

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Zhu, Xuena | Biomedical Engineering
  • Srinivasan, Supriya | Biomedical Engineering
  • Asgari, Hamidreza | Civil Engineering
  • Zhou, Qi | Electrical Engineering
  • Farhadi, Mustafa | Electrical Engineering
  • Song, Yin | Materials Engineering
  • Behdad, Sadegh | Materials Engineering
  • Kiflemariam, Robel | Mechanical Engineering

School of International and Public Affairs

  • Howe, Lisa | History

College of Business

  • Liu, Ying | Management and International Business

Fall 2014

College of Arts, Sciences & Education

  • Rehm, Evan | Biology
  • Royal, Ramanjaneyulu | Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Zhao, Cen | Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Perez, Ramona | Physics

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Shah, Pratikkumar | Biomedical Engineering
  • Surita, Sharon | Civil Engineering
  • Jiang, Yexi | Computing and Information Sciences
  • Ma, Tan | Electrical Engineering
  • Sun, Yongzhou | Materials Engineering
  • Fekrmandi, Hadi | Mechanical Engineering

College of Public Health & Social Work

  • Singh, Sandeep | Environmental & Occupational Health

School of International and Public Affairs

  • Weimer, Gregory | History
  • Lopez-Abadia, Anamaria | Modern Languages
  • Prysmakova, Palina | Public Administration
  • Emas, Rachel | Public Administration

Summer 2014

College of Arts, Sciences & Education

  • Machovina, Brian | Biology
  • Nodine, Emily | Biology
  • Vokata, Tereza | Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Molinaro, Peter | Psychology

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Rath, Sasmita | Biomedical Engineering
  • Parikh, Jaimit | Biomedical Engineering
  • Inyim, Peeraya | Civil Engineering
  • Mazloomzadeh, Ali | Electrical Engineering
  • Pulletikurthi, Chandan | Materials Engineering
  • Moradi, Kamran | Mechanical Engineering

School of International and Public Affairs

  • Rosa, Alessandra | Global and Sociocultural Studies
  • Ferdinando, Peter | History
  • Grullon-Garcia, Diana | Spanish

College of Public Heath & Social Work

  • Batra, Anamica | Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Spring 2014

College of Arts, Sciences & Education

  • Nowakowski, Aaron | Biology
  • Xu, Meng | Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Liang, Yong | Chemistry and Biochemistry

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Dua, Rupak | Biomedical Engineering
  • Abyarjoo, Fatemeh | Electrical Engineering
  • Abdoli, Abas | Mechanical Engineering

School of International and Public Affairs

  • Meszaros, Julia | Global and Sociocultural Studies
  • Prosper, Mamyrah | Global and Sociocultural Studies
  • Pastor Parejo, Alfredo | Modern Languages
  • Ciplak, Bilal | Political Science

Fall 2013

College of Arts, Sciences & Education

  • Matich, Phillip | Biology
  • Jud, Zachary | Biology

College of Business

  • Riccardi, William | Business Administration

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Li, Jingxuan | Computing and Information Systems
  • Fan, Ming | Electrical Engineering

School of International and Public Affairs

  • Good, Michael | Economics
  • Zumaglini, Maria | History
  • Ashley, Trisha | Physics
  • Warmington-Granston, Nicole | Political Science

College of Public Health & Social Work

  • Silva-Suarez, Georgina | Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Summer 2013

College of Arts, Sciences & Education

  • Lee, Sylvia | Biology
  • Jantzi, Sarah | Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Amir Kiaei, Yalda | Teaching and Learning

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Jin, Xinyu | Electrical Engineering
  • Najiba, Shah | Mechanical and Materials Engineering

College of Public Health & Social Work

  • Cyrus-Cameron, Elena | Epidemiology
  • Attonito, Jennifer | Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

School of International and Public Affairs

  • Tsang, Martin | Global and Sociocultural Studies
  • Holbrook, Joseph | History

Spring 2013

College of Arts, Sciences & Education

  • Balasbramanian, Deepak | Biology
  • Clausen, Daniel | Politics and International Relations
  • Gaona-Narvaez, Tatiana | Earth and Environment
  • Rosenblatt, Adam | Biology

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Arif, Farrukh | Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Chaudhary, Ujwal | Biomedical Engineering
  • Kumar, Sushant | Mechanical and Materials Engineering
  • Zeng, Reng | Computing and Information Sciences

2012

College of Arts, Sciences & Education

  • Yeager, Lauren| Biology
  • Dickson, Dionne | Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Dessu, Shimelis | Geosciences
  • Rodriguez, Idaykis | Physics

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Hajali, Masood | Civil and Environmental Engineering

School of International and Public Affairs

  • De la Fe, Loraine | History
  • Yamada, Yoshito | Politics and International Relations
  • Yeslitas, Ozum | Politics and International Relations

College of Business

  • Thams, Yannick | Management & International Business

2011

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Erica Cahoon | Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Justin Campbell | Department of Biological Sciences
  • Quinn Dauer | Department of History
  • Courtney Dowdall | Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies
  • Tenzin Gayden | Department of Biological Sciences
  • Gregory Koch | Department of Biological Sciences
  • Aaron Miller | Department of Biological Sciences
  • Sayed Mirtaheri | Department of Politics and International Relations
  • Luci Motoca | Department of Psychology
  • Seyed Serri | Department of International Relations
  • Dusan Ugrina | Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies
  • Umut Unal | Department of Economics

College of Business Administration

  • Wei He | Department of Management and International Business
  • Chaiyuth Padungsaksawasdi | Department of Finance and Real Estate

College of Education

  • Roxanne Molina | Department of Teaching and Learning
  • Maryam Soltan Zadeh | Department of Teaching and Learning

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Mahmoud Amin | Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Santanu Das | Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering
  • Yu Du | Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Mohammed Goryawala | Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Kaushal Jha | Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Ali Kashefi Kaviani | Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Shabnam Namin | Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Shradha Prabhulkar | Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Nathanael Vanvorst | Department of Computing and Information Sciences
  • Nitin Yadav | Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Pedram Zohrevand | Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

  • Anne Frankel | Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Nana Garba | Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Jacquelline Wagener | Department of Social Work