Samantha Petti and Matthew Fahrbach win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

First-year ACO students Samantha Petti and Matthew Fahrbach won NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. For the 2016 competition, NSF received close to 17,000 applications, and made 2,000 award offers.