The University of Texas at Austin
Donald D. Harrington Fellows Program

Graduate Harrington Fellows Program


Pai-Yen Chen

Pai-Yen Chen

Nanoelectronics, Nanophotonics and Nanoelectromagnetics

From National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

UT Austin: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Pai-Yen Chen’s research interests cover different aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology: (1) graphene and other nanocarbon-based future electronic and photonic devices; and (2) energy harvest, information process, sensing, and nonlinear wave mixing based on optical nanoantennas and metamaterials.


Hsiu-Rong Cheng

Hsiu-Rong Cheng

Postpartum Women's Health

From Kaoshsiung Medical University, Taiwan

UT Austin: School of Nursing


Hsiu-Rong Cheng is currently researching the trajectories of changes in postpartum weight and waist circumference in Taiwanese women. She also wants to examine the effects of pre-pregnant weight, gestational weight gain, parity, and psychosocial factors on postpartum weight retention and postpartum obesity.

Cameron Strang

Cameron Strang

History of Science in Early America

From University of New Hampshire - Durham

UT Austin: Department of History


Cameron B. Strang studies the history of science in early America and its borderlands. He focuses on the production and circulation of knowledge in the former French and Spanish colonies along the Gulf Coast, and how local knowledge in this region shaped both science and territorial expansion in the United States on the whole.









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