2014 John Mather Nobel Scholars

In July 2014, sixteen summer interns at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Maryland were awarded John Mather Nobel Scholarships by The National Space Grant Foundation, Inc. The funding for the scholarships originated in a generous contribution from the John and Jane Mather Foundation for Science and the Arts which in turn was funded from the award of the 2006 Nobel Prize for Physics to Dr. Mather.

The award consists in the designation “John Mather Nobel Scholar,” plus a $3000 scientific travel grant over a two year period.

The 2014 John Mather Nobel Scholars are:

Nyki Anderson - Eastern Oregon University

Ryne Beeson - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Kevin Chen - University of California, Berkeley

Christina Chu - University of Alaska Fairbanks

Nina Coyle - University of Chicago

Jessica Fayne - George Mason University

Adi Foord - Goddard Space Flight Center

Axel Garcia Burgos - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Ayanna Johnson - Howard University

Lauren Kidd - The George Washington University

Dhaneshvaran Krishnarao - American University

Patricia Lawston - University of Delaware

Andrew Lincowski - University of Arizona

Jennifer Roberts - University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Daniel Violette - University of Connecticut

Xiyu Wang - Yale University