PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Solomon Israel Goldstein-Rose ’16 has been awarded a Udall Scholarship. An engineering and public policy concentrator from Amherst, Mass., Goldstein-Rose is interested in the way American education systems can be improved. He hopes to use the award to advance clean energy initiatives and solve some of global warming’s most demanding questions.
Assistant Professor of Engineering Ian Wong has been selected as an associate scientific advisor for Science Translational Medicine. Wong is one of 28 early-career translational scientists selected, and will serve for a period of one year. In addition to acting as advisors for the journal, these scientists will scan the literature weekly and select and summarize research papers to be highlighted in the Editors' Choice section of Science Translational Medicine.
Alejandro Rivera Rivera ’12 is one of 54 of the world’s most academically exceptional and socially committed young people from 28 countries that have been selected as Gates Cambridge Scholars. He will begin his postgraduate courses at the University of Cambridge this October.
Thirty-four Brown researchers, including seven from the School of Engineering, are receiving University research awards through eight Research Seed grants and 13 Richard B. Salomon Faculty Research Awards, with awards totaling more than $640,000.