Maine Space Grant Consortium Graduate Research Fellowship winners announced

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) and the Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) have announced the 2018 MSGC Graduate Research Fellowship Award recipients.

The purpose of the MSGC fellowship and scholarship programs at UMaine is to provide research opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students in aerospace technology, space science, Earth science, human exploration/space development, and other science- or engineering-related fields.

The focus of proposed projects must be aligned with the research priorities of NASA’s Earth and space science strategic enterprises. Selected projects will be awarded $6,000 each.

The winners are:

  • Alison Chase, Ph.D. in oceanography, advised by Emmanuel Boss
  • Matthew Moyet, Ph.D. in ecology and environmental sciences, advised by Howard Patterson
  • Francis Barnes, Ph.D. in chemistry, advised by Howard Patterson
  • Aaron Nicholas, Ph.D. in chemistry, advised by Howard Patterson
  • Robert Morefield, master’s degree in zoology, advised by Heather Hamlin
  • Adrianne Lovuolo, master’s degree in civil and environmental engineering, advised by Shaleen Jain

More information about the fellowship and MSGC is available on the CUGR website or by emailing