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Pitt senior and economics and neuroscience major Joseph Kannarkat is headed to the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom on a new version of the prestigious Churchill Scholarship, which expands the program into science policy.

The University of PIttsburgh is among only 16 institutions in the country to be named a top producer of both the Fulbright U.S. Student and Scholar programs. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.

Paul Leu, an associate professor of industrial engineering, has been researching new glass technology that aims to increase the light absorbed by solar panels to give them an extra energy boost. Pictured: PhD candidate Sajad Haghanifar, another of the researchers behind the technology.