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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Physics Student Named Kavli Graduate Fellow

Posted on: June 5, 2017

A student in the College of Arts and Sciences is the winner of a graduate fellowship to the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Suraj Shankar is second person in Syracuse history to win prestigious fellowship. Suraj Shankar, a Ph.D. candidate in Syracuse’s Department of Physics, will use the prestigious, six-month fellowship to study theoretical soft condensed matter, starting in July. Boris Shraiman, a world-renowned theoretical physicist and permanent member of the KITP scientific staff, will be his mentor. To read more, visit A&S News