Research mentor helps undergraduate mentees achieve inaugural award

The Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment has selected two undergraduate students to be the first recipients of the Undergraduate Air Quality Research Award.

Thanks to support from their research mentor, Professor Tracey Holloway, director of the NASA Health and Air Quality Applied Sciences Team, and recent recipient of a UW-Madison Undergraduate Research Student Mentoring Award, Matilyn Bindl and Madankui Tao will receive the award for their exceptional air quality research.

The award, which benefits students who are engaging in outstanding air quality research, is made possible thanks to a generous donation from Jeff Rudd, who received his Ph.D. from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and is a member of its Board of Visitors.

“I’m glad to have the opportunity to support outstanding undergraduates researching air quality,” shared Rudd.

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