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Physics graduate student receives AAW Emerging Scholar Award

Shubhagata Bhaumik, a graduate student in Physics, has been honored with the prestigious Association of Academic Women (AAW) Emerging Scholar Award. Recognized for her groundbreaking work in gravitational wave astronomy, the award selection committee noted that “Shubhagata works in gravitational wave astronomy, in particular on the astrophysics of black hole systems. She is a stellar scholar and has already made important scientific contributions to her field. In addition, the review committee praises her for her engagement in outreach and mentoring efforts.”  Shubhagata will receive $1000.00.

The Association for Academic Women (AAW) at the University of Florida established the Madelyn Lockhart Dissertation Fellowship in 1996 to honor an outstanding graduate student. The award was established to recognize Dr. Madelyn Lockhart who served as Dean of the Graduate School and Dean of International Studies and Programs from 1985 to 1993, Associate Dean from 1981 to 1985 and Assistant Dean from 1973 to 1977 and 1979 to 1981. 

Congratulations to Shubhagata on this well deserved award!



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