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Chemical Engineering PhD Student Victoria Sun has been Awarded an ARCS Scholarship

October 06, 2012 —

Victoria Sun, a Rose Hills Graduate Fellow and PhD student in the Chemical Engineering program, has been awarded an ARCS scholarship. This award recognizes her academic excellence and potential to be a scientific thought leader in her field.

“I'm thrilled that the ARCS Foundation have selected Victoria for this prestigious award. She is an excellent student and an exceptional researcher, and exemplifies the qualities that the Foundation seeks in its scholars,” said Prof. Andrea Armani.

PhD Student Victoria Sun has been awarded an ARCS scholarship.

Victoria is currently a member of the Armani Lab. Her research is focused on using optical sensors to study self assembly within and transport across lipid bilayers. This project is part of a collaborative effort with the Malmstadt Lab.

Since 1958, the ARCS foundation has recognized 8,120 scholars from a wide range of disciplines including science, engineering, and medicine and including both undergraduate and graduate students. The primary goal of the ARCS Foundation is to advance science and technology in the United States by supporting academically outstanding students in these fields.