Tue, 09 Sep 2014 Asia

WorldQuant Foundation Releases Science Scholarship Recipients

By WorldQuant Foundation
WorldQuant Foundation Releases Science Scholarship Recipients

The WorldQuant Foundation is delighted to announce its 2014 World Quantitative and Science Scholarship recipients.

Outstanding scholars from around the world majoring in applied mathematics, applied physics, computer science, engineering physics, finance, mathematical statistics, mechanical engineering, optics, physics, psychology and mathematics and statistics have been awarded scholarships from:

Aleppo University - Abdulkader Rashwani

Carnegie Mellon University -- Laviniu Filimon

Duke University - Kishor Trivedi

Georgia Institute of Technology - Huong Tran

Harvard - Sabrina Pasterski, Tansu Daylan and Rodrick Kuate Defo

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati - Prannay Balla, Macrina Lobo and Anjani Kumar

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur - Vasu Sharma

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Jacqueline Hung and Rishabh Kabra

Nairobi University - Lydiah Musia

Northwestern University -- Cheong Yiu Li

Peking University - Yong-Chun Liu and Cuicui Lu

Tel Aviv University - Dvir Netanely

University of Hong Kong - Yanchen Wang

University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign - Han Zhu

University of Kwazulu - Nathan Pumulo

University of Maryland - Hossein Esfandiari and Srijan Kumar

University of Michigan - Seonghoon Kim and Cesar Palma

Visvesvaraya Technological University India - Suhas Eswarappa Prameela

WBUT India - Joy Mohadani

Washington University, St. Louis - Gabor Vaszkun

Weslyan University - James Wampler

2013-2014 scholarship grants were also awarded to Carnegie Mellon University,Hebrew University, IIT Bombay, MIT, Peking University, Technion, Tel Aviv University and the Weizmann Institute of Science.

We wish to offer our congratulations on the scholar's impressive accomplishments, and best wishes for continued and productive academic success.

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