Dec 22, 2022

Astrophysics graduate student, Diane Salim, has been selected as a 2023 Quad Fellow to study in the US.  Diane is one of only 100 graduate students in STEM selected for this award from among the four quad countries: US, India, Japan, and Australia.  She joins the inaugural cohort of Fellows.

Diane's citation reads: "After being a Machine Learning Engineer at GRID Inc. in Tokyo, Japan and wishing to bridge academia and industry, astrophysicist Diane Salim is pursuing a PhD applying novel machine learning techniques to simulations of interstellar turbulent gasses in galaxies to probe star formation and galaxy evolution.  Currently based between Rutgers University and the Centre for Computational Astrophysics at the Flatiron Institute, she conducted undergraduate studies at the Australian National University, during which she studied abroad at the University of Tokyo under the Australian Government's New Colombo Plan scholarship.  She is a passionate language learner, with fluency in Japanese & Indonesian."

Congratulations to Diane on this exceptional accomplishment and award!

For a video highlighting the fellowship and application statistics and winners, look here .