VMEC Summer Scholar Program

The VMEC Summer Scholar Program offers juniors and seniors attending a university in Virginia the opportunity for hands on research using state of the art technology in either an academic or industrial environment.

VMEC is pleased to announce the selection of the following students from our participating educational institutions as VMEC Summer Scholars for 2023.

Scholar University Will be working at
Alison Aldrich Old Dominion University Micron Technology
Farhan Babar George Mason University BAE Systems
Joshua Blum Virginia Commonwealth University Virginia State University
Michaela Bochman Old Dominion University BAE Systems
Andrew Cash George Mason University Micron Technology
Grace Cha William & Mary Micron Technology
Vik Diederich William & Mary University of Virginia
Khang Diep George Mason University BAE Systems
Connor Grimberg George Mason University Micron Technology
Brian Janicki William & Mary Virginia Commonwealth University
Zhiang Jiao University of Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University
Elizabeth Kwari George Mason University Micron Technology
Bernadette Kwari Virginia Commonwealth University Micron Technology
William Mbandi Old Dominion University Virginia Tech
Robert Merriman Virginia Commonwealth University Norfolk State University
Jennifer Shern University of Virginia Norfolk State University
Kevin Su William & Mary George Mason University
Justin Sumrell Old Dominion University William & Mary
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These opportunities often lead to job offers or admission to graduate school.

VMEC mentors work closely with students to ensure that the program is as rewarding as possible.

Participating students make new contacts, network with many people, and receive a competitive stipend.

More information: VMEC 2023 Summer Scholar Flyer
Available projects by site: Projects List