PhD candidate Kevin Waters (Physics) is one of 52 new doctoral students nationwide selected for the US Department of Energy (DOE) 2017 Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program.
The program provides support for graduate students to spend 3 to 12 consecutive months at a DOE national laboratory conducting graduate thesis research in a priority research area in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist.
Waters will do his DOE research at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington. His PhD research focuses on predictive materials science and chemistry. See here.