Archive for the ‘Fellowships’ Category

2018 Fellows

2018-19 Space Grant Fellows


Advisor Student Univ
Kawai Kwok Andrew Gomez-Delrio UCF
Troy Henderson David Zuehike ERAU


Advisor Student Univ
Dr. Subith Vasu Zachary Laparo UCF
Dr. Subith Vasu Samuel Barak UCF
Dr. Kawai Kwok Jayden Beyrooti UCF
Dr. Christopher Bennett Amy LeBleu-DeBartola UCF
Dr. Kareem Ahmed Wilmer Flores UCF
Dr. Kareem Ahmed Jonathan Reyes UCF
Dr. Kareem Ahmed Michelle Otero UCF
Dr. Victoria Coverstone Alec Yenawine UM
Dr. Caiyun Zhang Sara Denka FAU
Dr. Caralina Marin de Evsikova Jonna Ocampo USF
Dr. R Narayanan Nevin Drosius UF
Dr. Venkat Bhethanabotla Roger Tipton USF
Dr. S.M. Caballero-Nieves K.B. Johnston FIT

2017 Fellows

2017-18 Space Grant Fellows


First Name Last Name University
Morgan Matheny Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Bryan Hare University of South Florida
Linda Rossman The University of Central Florida 
Oscar Deng University of Florida
Margaret  Gallant Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Rebecca Griffith Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


First Name Last Name University
Tatiana Eggers University of South Florida
Akshita Parupalli University of Central Florida
Angie Diaz University of Central Florida
Jessica Chambers University of Central Florida
Alexandrea Duscher University of Florida
Andrea Hughes Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Corinne Fletcher Florida Institute of Technology

2016 Fellows

2016-17 Space Grant Fellows


First Name Last Name University
Brandi McPherson University of Central Florida
Joseph Lopez University of Central Florida
Chase Camarotti University of Florida



First Name Last Name University
Jonathan Sosa University of Central Florida
Michelle Henderson University of South Florida
Michael Finch Florida Institute of Technology
Jesus Dominguez Florida Institute of Technology
Michael Villar University of Central Florida
Zoe Landsman University of Central Florida
Trisha Doyle Florida Institute of Technology

FSGC Fellowship Programs

FSGC Fellowship Programs


In 2020-21, FSGC will be awarding 2 types of fellowships. One is a Dissertation and Thesis Improvement Fellowship and the other is a 1-year Masters fellowship. Please click on the links below for more information about the fellowships:

2020-21 Dissertation and Thesis Improvement Fellowship    (Proposals due May 22, 2020)


2020-21 FSGC Masters Fellowship Program     (Proposals due May 22, 2020)

2015 Fellows

2015-16 Space Grant Fellows

2015 Doctoral Fellowships (Year 2 of 3)
Name University Project Title
Rachel Wagner-Kaiser University of Florida

Bayesian Analysis of Multiple Populations in Galactic Globular Clusters

2015 Doctoral Fellowships (Year 3 of 3)
Name University Project Title
Tracy Becker University of Central Florida

Characterizing the Size Distribution and Vertical Displacement of Particles in Saturn’s Rings

2015-16 Dissertation and Thesis Improvement Fellows

University Title First-name Last-name
University of South Florida Confinement effects a;nd megnetic interactions in one-dimensional magnetic nanostructures Kristen Repa
University of Florida Gaint Molcular Cloud Collisions as Triggers of Star Formation Benjamin Wu
University of Central Florida Algae as a Sustainable Life Support System during Long Duration Space Missions Jared Church
University of Florida Root skewing, root waving, and their implications on general root directionality in Arabidopsis thaliana as revealed through spaceflight Eric Schultz
University of South Florida Hybrid Adsorption Biological Treatment Systems (HABiTS) for Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Laura Rodriguez-Gonzalez
University of South Florida Renewable in-situ CO2 conversion to CO for liquid fuels synthesis Yolanda Daza
University of South Florida Low Temperature Dry Reforming of Biogas to Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuels via Novel Catalysts Nada Elsayed
University of Florida Faraday Instablility in Three Fluid Mechanically Oscillated and Liquid-Air Electrostatically Oscillated Systems Kevin Ward
University of Central Florida Collecting and Analyzing Comet Imaging Data for a Study of the Behavior of Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachann 1 Charles Schambeau
University of Central Florida Water Vapor Generation and Analysis of Lunar Volatiles Leigh Nash
University of Central Florida The effects if heterogeneous surface interactions on the fundamental combustion chemistry of SCRAM jet fuels Owen Pryor


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