In honor of Nadine Barrie Smith’s life and achievements, Nadine’s husband, Andrew Webb, established the Nadine Barrie Smith Memorial Fund, which provides fellowships to female engineering graduate students who are conducting research in the general field of medical imaging (e.g., ultrasound, optical, magnetic resonance) at the Beckman Institute. Preference for awarding the fellowships shall be given to students from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
The Fund is pleased to offer two $4,000 fellowships in 2014. Applications are due at noon on Monday, March 24, 2014.
Nadine Barrie Smith graduated with a bachelor of science in computer science from the U of I in 1985, and went on to become an internationally renowned researcher in the field of therapeutic ultrasound and noninvasive drug delivery. She was a tireless supporter of promoting the role of women in engineering and science and established many educational programs to this end.
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