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Junior Antonios Mourdoukoutas Named 2015 Goldwater Scholar

CCNY junior Antonios Mourdoukoutas has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for 2015.
Christina Moawad, who is also CCNY junior, received a Goldwater Honorable Mention.

Honorable Mention for Christina Moawad

Antonios Mourdoukoutas, a junior majoring in biomedical engineering in the Grove School of Engineering and Macaulay Honors College at The City College of New York, has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for 2015.  

Christina M. Moawad, who is also a Macaulay Honors College junior majoring in biomedical engineering, received an Honorable Mention. 

The federally funded Goldwater Scholarship is America’s premiere award for undergraduates majoring in math, science and engineering. It recognizes students who demonstrate academic excellence and outstanding potential for future scientific research.

As a Goldwater Scholar, Mourdoukoutas will receive an annual stipend of up to $7,500 for up to two years to be used for tuition, room and board, books and other expenses. His career goal is to conduct research in neural engineering and teach at the university level.

Mourdoukoutas, who has a 3.91 GPA, is a member of Professor Marom Bikson’s lab at City College. The Long Island resident helps model methods of noninvasive brain stimulation using electrodes placed on the skin surface to correct neurological disorders or facilitate the recovery of lost motor functions. 

Moawad’s career goal is research in biomechanics/orthopedic bioengineering for clinical applications and teach at a research university.

The daughter of a City College civil engineering alumnus who emigrated from Egypt, Moawad has a 3.92 GPA.

About The City College of New York
Since 1847, The City College of New York has provided low-cost, high-quality education for New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. More than 16,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in: the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences;the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture;the School of Education;the Grove School of Engineering;the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, and the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. U.S. News, Princeton Review and Forbes all rank City College among the best colleges and universities in the United States.




Jay Mwamba
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