Joshua Fernandes

  • Program Year: 1
  • Academic Institution: University of California, Berkeley
  • Field of Study: Chemical Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Karthik Shekhar
  • Practicum(s): Practicum Not Yet Completed
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Chemical Engineering, and B.S. Applied Mathematics, University of Maryland College Park, 2021

Publications

Journal articles:
1. Fernandes, J. B., Yalun Y., Klauda, J. B., Molecular dynamics simulations of the human ocular lens with age and cataract, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes, 1864 (2022).

Presentations:
1. Fernandes, J. B., Klauda, J. B. (2021) "Molecular Simulations of Ocular Lens Membranes at Various Stages of Age and Cataract." Biophysical Society.

Awards

1. Outstanding Senior in Chemical Engineering; University of Maryland, College Park
May 2021

2. Biophysical Society Undergraduate Poster Award Competition, Finalist
February 2021

3. Outstanding Junior in Chemical Engineering; University of Maryland, College Park
May 2020

4. Putnam Competition, Top 193
December 2018

5. Banneker/Key Scholar; University of Maryland, College Park
August 2017 - May 2021