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Past Fulbright Visiting Scholar Awardees

2021-22 Academic Year

Leonardo Henrique Gil Azevedo
Animal Taxonomy and Systematics, Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Research: Phylogeny, Taxonomy and Biogeography of Gigantodax (Insecta, Diptera, Simuliidae)
Host Institution: University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Lukasz Ryszard Kurpaska
Material Science, National Center for Nuclear Research, Poland
Research: Complex Alloys: Development of Novel High Entropy Alloys for Nuclear Energy Applications
Host Institution: Department of Materials Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2019-20 Academic Year

Majed Mohammadali Y Albokari
Chemistry, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Saudi Arabia
Research: Exploring Halophilic Bacteria of Sabkhas in Saudi Arabia
Host: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville,

Carlos Mario Zuluaga Dominguez
Food Technology, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Research: Effect of the Incorporation of Dietary Fiber Extracted from Pseudocereals in Bakery Products on Acrylamide Formation and Physical-Chemical Parameters
Host: Food Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville,

Uram Anibal Sosa Aguirre
Mathematics, Universidad Icesi, Colombia
Research: Gaining Insight Into the 3D Geophysical Structure of Colombia by Using Seismic and Gravity Data
Host: Physics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2018-19 Academic Year

Ondrej Novak
Nuclear Engineering, Czech Technical University In Prague, Czech Republic
Research: Fast Transient Simulation by NESTLE Code for Enhancement of Safety of Nuclear Power Plants
Host: Department of Nuclear Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Wei Chee Wong
Biotechnology, Advanced Agriecological Research SDN. BHD, Malaysia
Research: Population Genetics and Spatial Structure of Basal Stem Rot of Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis), Caused by Devastating Pathogen Ganoderma Boninense
Host: Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville,

Maria Soledad Orellano
Microbiology, National University of Rio Cuarto, Argentina
Research: Chitosan Nanoparticles as a Therapeutic Agent for Bovine Mastitis Treatment: Nanoparticle-Host-Pathogen Interaction
Host: Department of Animal Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2017-18 Academic Year

Dmytro Zaitsev
Computer Science, International Humanitarian University, Ukraine
Research: Compositional Analysis of Fluid Stochastic Petri Nets
Host: Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Mariana Bernstein
Veterinary Science, La Plata National University, Argentina
Research: Analysis of the Population Structure and Virulence Markers of Toxoplasma Gondii Isolates in Animals and Humans in Argentina
Host: University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Edwin Atabay
Veterinary Medicine, Philippine Carabao Center, Philippines
Research: Development of Management Strategies for Detection and Reducing Embryonic loss in Dairy Buffaloes/Livestocks
Host: University of Tennessee, Knoxville