Alumnus Kaylo Littlejohn ’20 Receives 2022 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

May 23, 2022

Alumnus Kaylo Littlejohn ’20 received a 2022 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship was awarded by the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP), the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind.

Kaylo Littlejohn received his BS in electrical engineering from Columbia in 2020. While at Columbia, he worked under the direction of Dr. Paul Sajda, where he created virtual reality 3D environments and image processing software for non-invasive brain machine interface experiments. He is currently a PhD student in the electrical engineering and computer sciences at University of California–Berkeley.

The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.

Fellows are awarded a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 and a $12,000 education allowance paid to their chosen institution. Past fellows include many Nobel Prize winners, Google founder Sergey Brin, and Freakonomics co-author, Steven Levitt.