Pusey-Nazzaro and Tafoya selected for NSF research fellowships

Undergraduates Lauren Pusey-Nazzaro and Landon Tafoya were selected as National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellows and will pursue their graduate work at other institutions.

Lauren Pusey-Nazzaro will be receiving a bachelors degree in physics this year. He is from Brunswick, Maine and plans to attend graduate school at the University of Minnesota. Pusey-Nazzaro thanks Professors Li Yang, Zohar Nussinov, and Kater Murch for advising him and helping him apply for the NSF fellowship.

Landon Tafoya

Landon Tafoya will be receiving a degree in mechanical engineering with an astrophysics minor. He will be studying nuclear engineering and radiological sciences at the University of Michigan while conducting research at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. The subject of his research and NSF proposal is neutron imaging of inertial confinement fusion implosions.