Ronan McGovern Receives IDA Scholarship
The International Desalination Association has awarded this year’s Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship to PhD candidate Ronan McGovern, a member of Professor John H. Lienhard V’s research group in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
A native of Ireland, McGovern earned a bachelor’s degree from the University College Dublin, and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering at MIT. His PhD research is focused on emerging technologies for water desalination. He is currently the president of the Graduate Association of Mechanical Engineers (GAME).
The IDA names one recipient per year from a large pool of international applicants. Read the IDA’s news announcement here: http://bit.ly/P38RcQ.