ISR alumnus Samuel Gollob (ME BS 2019) will be entering graduate school this fall at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as an NSF Graduate Research Fellow. A student of former faculty member Sarah Bergbreiter, Gollob won ISR’s Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award in 2018.
Gollob previously was a research intern at MIT in summer 2018. There, he designed and fabricated a novel platform for 3D tissue culture inspired by soft robotics in the Therapeutic Technology Design and Development Laboratory.
About the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.
As the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the GRFP has a long history of selecting recipients who achieve high levels of success in their future academic and professional careers. The reputation of the GRFP follows recipients and often helps them become life-long leaders that contribute significantly to both scientific innovation and teaching.
NSF Fellows are anticipated to become knowledge experts who can contribute significantly to research, teaching, and innovations in science and engineering. These individuals are crucial to maintaining and advancing the nation's technological infrastructure and national security as well as contributing to the economic well-being of society at large.
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