• The MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI) awarded six Sun Fellowships. Left to right: winners Erica Fuchs, Virginia Corless and Geoffrey Kigongo; Institute Professor Phillip Sharp; and winners Janice Lin, Akua Adu-Boahene and Kyoung-Hee Yu.

    The MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI) awarded six Sun Fellowships. Left to right: winners Erica Fuchs, Virginia Corless and Geoffrey Kigongo; Institute Professor Phillip Sharp; and winners Janice Lin, Akua Adu-Boahene and Kyoung-Hee Yu.

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The MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI) awarded six Sun Fellowships. Left to right: winners Erica Fuchs, Virginia Corless and Geoffrey Kigongo; Institute Professor Phillip Sharp; and winners Janice Lin, Akua Adu-Boahene and Kyoung-Hee Yu.


With the support of Anthony (S.B. 1973) and Rosina Sun, the MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI) established a fellowship program that supports international research efforts by graduate and undergraduate students. MISTI has sent more than 1,500 students to be interns in labs and offices in Europe and Asia.

Anthony and Rosina Sun Fellowships

Erica Fuchs G, Reading, Penn., Engineering Systems Division (MIT-China Program)

Akua Adu-Boahene '06, Accra, Ghana, brain and cognitive sciences with a minor in biomedical engineering (MIT-France Program)

Geoffrey Kigongo '06, New City, N.Y., linguistics and philosophy (MIT-Germany Program)

Kyoung-Hee Yu G, Seoul, Korea, industrial relations (MIT-India Program)

Virginia Corless '05, Lowell, Mass., physics with a minor in applied international studies (MIT-Italy Program)

Janice Lin '06, Taiwan, management with concentrations in finance and information technology (MIT-Japan Program)

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 2, 2004 (download PDF).


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