Grants and Awards Received
National Science Foundation CAREER Award to MEP. 2020-2025.
Save our Seas Foundation to MEP. 2017-2020. Migration mechanics. $53,000.
National Science Foundation to JHL, MEP, and RR. RUI. 2009-2013. Computational and experimental biomechanics: Modeling Non-linear Viscoelastic Behavior of the Vertebral Column of Swimming Elasmobranchs. $400,000.
Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology. Funding secured for Bioinspirations symposium at 2011 annual SICB meeting. $2000
Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. Funding secured for Bioinspirations symposium at 2011 annual SICB meeting. $1000
Awards while a student:
American Elasmobranch Society Student Research Award. 2007. $1000.
SICB Grant in Aid of Research. 2007. $1000.
Wainwright Fellowship at Friday Harbor Laboratories. 2005. $3,000.
Field Museum Visiting Student Scholarship with Mark Westneat. 2005. $602.
Friday Harbor with University of Washington financial aid for summer courses. 2004. $1300.
American Elasmobranch Society Student Travel Award. 2003. $200.
Honorary Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2002.
Best Student Paper at Arizona Nevada Academy of Sciences 45th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV April, 2001.