Awards and Honors

Awards/Activities

CourseSource Scholarship July 2018

Scholarship to attend course source workshop

ADInstruments Crawfly Scholarship July 2017

Scholarship to attend the crawfly workshop in Ithaca, NY

Professional Development Grant Multiple occasions

Metropolitan State University


International Congress of Neuroethology

Elected to general council August 2013

Company of Biologists

Direct Travel Award August 2010

Travel Award to attend the Society for Neuroethology meeting in Salamanca Spain

Society for Neuroscience: Women in Neuroscience

Graduate Travel Fellowship November 2009

Travel Award to attend the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Chicago, I.L.

Company of Biologists

Direct Travel Award November 2008

Travel Award to attend the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington, D.C.

Case Western Reserve University

Endowment Sponsored Mentorship Program October 2007

Travel Award to attend the Klienztiern Konferenz in Tutzing, Germany

International Congress of Neuroethology

Congress Award July 2007

Travel award to attend the Society for Neuroethology meeting in Vancouver, Canada

IEEE

Best Video at International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA ’05) Won for the video submission of:

Lewinger, W.A., Harley, C.M., Ritzmann, R.E., Branicky, M.S., Quinn, R.D., (2005) Insect-like Antennal Sensing for Climbing and Tunneling Behavior in a

Biologically-inspired Mobile Robot. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA05), Barcelona, Spain.

National Science Foundation

IGERT Fellowship June 2003—May 2006

Received an interdisciplinary fellowship to engage in graduate studies at CWRU

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Spur Fellowship May 2001—August 2001

Received a grant to continue undergraduate sensory systems research in Ritzmann lab

Funding acquired for additional coursework

University of Minnesota Spring 2014

Regents scholarship received to take Advanced methods in microscopy

Case Western Reserve University Spring 2008

Fellowship course funds received to take German language