MIT Senior Maria Isabella Gariboldi Wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Published in MIT News on April 4, 2014, by Nora Delaney, GECD Global Education

Maria Isabella GariboldiMIT senior Maria Isabella Gariboldi, from Italy, has won an international Gates Cambridge Scholarship, a competitive full-cost scholarship that will allow her to pursue a doctorate in materials science at Cambridge University starting this fall. She joins MIT senior Michelle Teplensky, who won a U.S. Gates Cambridge Scholarship earlier this year.

Gariboldi, who is graduating this spring with an SB in biological engineering, will conduct research at the Cambridge Centre for Medical Materials under professors Serena M. Best and Ruth E. Cameron.

At MIT, Gariboldi has done research in the laboratory of K. Dane Wittrup, the Carbon P. Dubbs Professor of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, in the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research. Currently, she is a research intern at the MIT Media Lab’s Mediated Matter Group, where she is using 3-D printing techniques to produce microfluidics.

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