Columbia three physics and one astrophysics majors are among 2021 Goldwater Scholars

Columbia 2021 Goldwater Scholars in Physics


Chiu Fan Bowen Lo
Institution Name: Columbia University in the City of New York
Field of Study: Physics and Astronomy
Career Goal: I plan to obtain a PhD in Condensed Matter and conduct research in topological and geometric aspects of condensed matter physics. I will also teach and mentor students as a university professor.
Mentor(s): Hoi Chun Po, Alex McLeod, Dmitri Basov

Andrew Sullivan
Institution Name: Columbia University in the City of New York
Field of Study: Physics and Astronomy
Career Goal: Ph.D. in Physics. I hope to become a university faculty member and perform computational and theoretical research in the field of gravitational physics.
Mentor(s): Szabolcs Márka, Vesna Gasperov, Robert A. DiStasio
Campus Representative: Ariella Lang

Joheen Chakraborty
Institution Name: Columbia University in the City of New York
Field of Study: Physics and Astronomy
Career Goal: I will pursue research at the intersection of computing and astrophysics, using computational tools to assist with analysis of massive datasets and numerical simulations of complex physical systems.
Mentor(s): Frits Paerels, David Kipping, Glenn Orton

Brian Jiang
Institution Name: Columbia University in the City of New York
Field of Study: Physics and Astronomy
Career Goal: Ph.D. in astrophysics. Conduct research in cosmology and stellar evolution at the university level.
Mentor(s): Jeremiah Ostriker, John Hughes, Suntao Wang

More about Barry Goldwater can be found here.

April 01, 2021