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K-State Today

April 10, 2014



Physics graduate student Adam Summers receives honorable mention in NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

By Kim Coy

Adam Summers

Adam Summers, a first year graduate student in the physics department, received honorable mention in the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. These scholarships are highly competitive and prestigious. Adam works with Carlos Trallero, assistant professor, to study the interactions of strong, ultrafast fields with nanostructures.

As the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the program has a long history of selecting recipients who achieve high levels of success in their future academic and professional careers. The reputation of the fellowship programs follows recipients and often helps them become lifelong leaders that contribute significantly to both scientific innovation and teaching.