MSE PhD Candidate Elyse Canosa awarded Thomas G. Chapman Fellowship.


Elyse Canosa

The College of Engineering is pleased to announce the awarding of the prestigious Thomas G. Chapman Fellowship to Elyse Canosa, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in the MSE department’s Heritage Conservation science program. Elyse completed her master’s degree last year, on carbon isotope analysis of 19th century paper negatives, and she will now focus on corrosion resistance of photographic materials. She works at the Arizona State Museum and volunteers at the Center for Creative Photography. Elyse has also worked at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute and the New York University Conservation Center, where she assisted students in the use of spectrophotometers to perform color and light measurements. The Chapman Fellowship award is $10,000.

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