Graduating Physics major Katherine Xiang has won a Hertz Fellowship. The Hertz Fellowship supports the research of PhD students who demonstrate the greatest potential to tackle the most urgent problems facing society. One of the most prestigious awards of its kind, the Hertz Fellowship supports five years of graduate research and the freedom to pursue innovative ideas.
Katherine’s citation reads: “The role of physics in biology motivates Katherine Xiang to understand the natural world better, particularly in energy flow and transport in biological systems. A senior at Johns Hopkins University, she is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in physics, biophysics, and mathematics.”
Katherine is planning to attend Harvard in the fall to begin graduate school.