Eight Penn State engineering students receive Diefenderfer Graduate Fellowships

June 24, 2022

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Eight graduate students from the Penn State College of Engineering received the Diefenderfer Graduate Fellowship in Entrepreneurship for the 2022-2023 academic year.

This fellowship was established by the late William E. Diefenderfer, a Penn State mechanical engineering alumnus, and his late wife, Francesca. Awards are given to innovative graduate students with a demonstrated ability to combine technical studies with opportunities to learn about business and entrepreneurship.

This year’s recipients are:

  • Nicholas Alden, biomedical engineering
  • Landon Hernandez, electrical engineering
  • Haider Inam, biomedical engineering
  • Aaryan Oberoi, electrical engineering
  • Mohammad Saifullah, civil and environmental engineering 
  • Haroula Tzamaras, industrial engineering
  • Ankur Verma, industrial and manufacturing engineering
  • Shang-Lin Yeh, chemical engineering

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