GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP Previous Winners
Selected Previous Goldwater Scholarship Winners from SMU:
Katherine Deland -- 2011
Kent Fischer -- 2011
Matthew Rispoli -- 2011 Honorable Mention
Jessica Maxey -- 2010
Jessica Steinmann-Hermsen -- 2010 Honorable Mention
Michael Shearn graduated from SMU in 2004 with degrees in Physics, Mathematics, and Electrical Engineering. While at SMU he was a member of the SMU Honor Council, the club rowing team, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, the Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society, and the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. A President's Scholar, Mike spent the 2002-2003 school year at University College London through SMU study abroad. He received the SMU School of Engineering Mark Shepard Award for Outstanding Undergraduate in 2002. Along with being a Goldwater Scholar, Michael was recognized as a Department of Homeland Security Fellow and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, 2004. Michael currently attends the California Institute of Technology where he is studying for his doctorate in applied physics.
Alonso Gutierrez graduated from SMU in 2003 with degrees in Physics and Mechanical Engineering. He received the President's Scholarship and the Frank C. McDonald Memorial Award for Excellence in Physics. He was also designated a Fermilab Scholar in 2002. Alonso received his masters in Medical Physics from the University of Wisconsin in Madison and is currently on his doctoral track.
Official Web Site