2012 UCSC Hellman Fellows Program Award Recipients

Established at UCSC in 2011, the purpose of the Hellman Fellows Program is to support substantially the research of promising assistant professors who show capacity for great distinction in their research.

In 2012, seven (7) faculty received awards.  It is with great pride that we announce this year's recipients.

Faculty Name
Department
Title of Project
Megan Moodie
Anthropology
Genomic research: benefits and drawbacks
Dejan Milutinović
Applied Mathematics & Statistics
Motion Capturing System for Real-Time Control of Indoor Robots
Ian Garrick-Bethell
Earth & Planetary Sciences
Lunar Impactors: A Low Cost Robotic Mission to Study Lunar Magnetism and Surface Water
Rita Mehta
EE Biology
Assessing the potential importance of the California moray in structuring kelp forest communities around Catalina Island
Irene Lusztig
Film & Digital Media
Lessons for Imminent Motherhood
Shannon Gleeson
Latin American & Latino Studies
Rights in Theory, Rights in Practice: Unpacking the Individual and Institutional Elements of Enforcing Worker Rights
Mark Massoud
Politics
Law in Conflict: Legal Activism and the Rule of Law in War-afflicted Regions

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