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Cullen Buie Wins 2002 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Congratulations to Cullen R. Buie on his selection as a 2002 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar. Cullen was one of 309 recipients of this prestigious scholarship awarded by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation based in Springfield, Virginia. Cullen's nomination as a Senior Scholar entitles him to a one-year funding of $7,500. More details about this scholarship are available at

Last year, Cullen won the Outstanding Sophomore Award in the university-wide Denman Research Forum conducted by the Ohio State Office of Research, for his project on smart actuators using shape-memory alloys. At Ohio State, Cullen serves as an Honors Ambassador and conducts honors tours for prospective students. Cullen is a member of Lambda Psi, an honorary society for underrepresented engineering students, and Tao Beta Pi. Upon graduation from Ohio State in Spring 2003, Cullen plans to pursue graduate studies in the area of nanomachines for medical applications.