2014 Goldwater Scholar Khanh Phuong Nguyen

University of Houston's Khanh Phuong Nguyen was one of 283 national recipients of the 2014 Goldwater Scholarship. She is currently  majoring in mathematics and physics. Her career goals include  pursuing a Ph.D. in Applied Math and conducting research in Neuron  Mathematics. She also plans to teach at the university level.

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program  was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry  Goldwater, who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and  statesman, including 30 years of service in the U.S. Senate.

The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of  highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields.

view official listing of 2014 Barry Goldwater Scholars