Graduate student Kelly Nieto has been selected to receive an AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship for the 2022-23 award year! The American Association of University Woman, AAUW, is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1881 to advance equity for woman through research, advocacy, and education. The AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship is a prestigious award which is highly competitive and selective.
Kelly is currently in her fourth year and is a member of the Prieto Group. She has been studying the reaction and degradation mechanisms of antimony-based anodes for Na-ion batteries. After graduating, she hopes to work on energy storage problems and to continue to develop better batteries. She is honored to receive this fellowship, “It will allow me to complete my thesis and continue working on developing an organization that will celebrate and promote cultural diversity at CSU” Kelly said.
Congratulations, Kelly, for winning such a prestigious award!