NEW YORK(TIP): Rajat Kumar, a PhD student in Biomedical Engineeringat Stony Brook University has been recently named a Chateaubriand Fellow. The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France.
Chateaubriand Fellowship has made possible collaboration with Philippe Ciuciu at NeuroSpin, a neuroimaging research centre located near Paris, where Rajat will be working during the spring 2020 semester.
Shortly into his first job after graduating from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, working as an engineer at an oil and gas company, Rajat came to the US from India in 2015, choosing to work with Stony Brook professor Lilianne Mujica-Parodi,who is now his Ph.D. advisor.