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STEP Fellows: Awarded 2008

Juan P. Nogues, Perkins Fellow

Juan P. Nogues
Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering
STEP Topic: How well input distributions reduce leakage uncertainty in models of CO2 geological sequestration.
STEP Adviser: Michael Oppenheimer, Woodrow Wilson School
Thesis Topic: Multi-scale methods in carbon capture and storage.
Thesis Adviser: Michael Celia, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Tiffany Tong, Ford Fellow

Tiffany Tong
Department: Electrical Engineering
STEP Topic: Technology adoption in rural African communities: formulating an evidence-based policy strategy from a study of a model community in Kenya.
STEP Adviser: Jennifer Widner and Michael Oppenheimer, Woodrow Wilson School
Thesis Topic: Light-emitting devices and photovoltaics for developing regions.
Thesis Adviser: Winston Soboyejo, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Siu-Chung Yau, Perkins Fellow

Siu-Chung Yau
Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering
STEP Topic: Government policy and financial mitigation in catastrophe risk management.
STEP Adviser: Greg van der Vink, Geosciences
Thesis Topic: Wind-induced loss estimation of structures.
Thesis Adviser: Erik Vanmarcke, Civil and Environmental Engineering