Soojung Claire Hur selected as one of this year’s Rowland Junior Fellows at Harvard’s Rowland Institute
May 12, 2011
UCLA Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department Ph.D. candidate Soojung Claire Hur has been selected as one of this year’s Rowland Junior Fellows at Harvard University’s Rowland Institute. It is a very prestigious program, and she will have her own research laboratory setup. Hur will be joining the Rowland Institute this September. Her Ph.D. dissertation title is High-throughput Rare Cell Detection and Separation using Inertial Microfluidics, and she conducted her research work under the supervision of Professor Dino Di Carlo of UCLA's Bioengineering Department.
Rowland Junior Fellows Program
The Rowland Junior Fellows are selected to perform independent experimental research for five years, with full institutional support and access to the Institute's outstanding technical and scientific resources. The number of Rowland Junior Fellows will equal about ten, with on average two new appointments each year. Candidates in all the natural sciences (physics, chemistry, biology...) as well as in engineering will be considered, with special attention given to interdisciplinary work and to the development of new experimental methods.