Two Penn Physics Majors selected for prestigious Churchill Scholarship

December graduate Abigail Timmel and Penn senior Adam Konkol have both been selected for prestigious Churchill Scholarships to support a year of graduate study at the University of Cambridge in England. Both Timmel and Konkol have had impressive careers at Penn. After completing a co-op at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Timmel worked with Eugene Mele, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Physics, culminating in two published papers. Konkol has worked closely with Eleni Katifori, Associate Professor, in addition to six semesters of working as a teaching assistant for physics labs and courses.