The NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program in 2011 presented 2,000 awards and 2,064 honorable mentions to the more than 12,000 applicants. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based masters and doctoral degrees and ensures the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce.
Ms. Kling will enter the graduate PhD program at the University of Pennsylvania.
As an honorable mention recipient, she will have access to TeraGrid, high performance computers, data resources, tools, and high end experimental facilities around the country. TeraGrid is the world’s largest, most comprehensive distributed cyber infrastructure for open scientific research.