Shreyas Vissapragada receives James B. Willett Educational Memorial Scholarship Award from USRA President Jeffrey Isaacson

November 8, 2016

Shreyas Vissapragada with USRA President Jeff Isaacson.

The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) awarded Columbia Astrophysics undergraduate major Shreyas Vissapragada its prestigious annual James B. Willett Educational Memorial Scholarship Award. This award is in memory of late James B. Willett, a noted astrophysicist who worked with USRA through the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA Headquarters, and is given to students who tackle challenging questions in space research and exploration.

On December 1st, USRA President (and Columbia engineering alum) Dr. Jeff Isaacson came to campus to present Shreyas with a certificate and a $4000 check. Congratulations, Shreyas!

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