AquaFish has supported more than 500 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in aquaculture, fisheries, aquatic ecology, economics, engineering, and many other disciplines. Some of our students who are or have been supported are featured below.

Md. Mehedi Hasan

Status: Current Student
Nationality: Bangladesh
Degree: Master's
  • Institution: Bangladesh Agricultural University
  • Major Professor: Dr. Kaniz Fatema

Meredith Meyer

Status: Alumni
Nationality: USA
Degree: Bachelor's
  • Institution: North Carolina State University
  • Major Professor: Dr. Russell Borski
  • Supported through: 2017

Michael Tada

Status: Current Student
Nationality: USA
Degree: Bachelor's
  • Institution: North Carolina State University

Minh Dung Ngo

Status: Current Student
Nationality: Vietnam
Degree: PhD
  • Institution: Can Tho University
  • Major Professor: Dr. Tran Thi Thanh Hien

Mohammad Ali

Status: Current Student
Nationality: Bangladesh
Degree: Master's
  • Institution: Bangladesh Agricultural University
  • Major Professor: Dr. Sadika Haque

Mojibar Rahaman

Status: Current Student
Nationality: Bangladesh
Degree: PhD
  • Institution: Bangladesh Agricultural University
  • Major Professor: Dr. Shahroz Mahean Haque

Morgan Chow

Status: Alumni
Nationality: USA
Degree: Master's
  • Institution: Oregon State University
  • Major Professor: Dr. Hillary Egna
  • Supported through: 2015
  • Thesis Title: Gender Dimensions in Disaster Management: A Focus on Aquaculture and Fishing Communities in the Philippines
Biography:

Morgan completed a Masters degree in the Marine Resource Management program at Oregon State University in 2015. Upon graduating, she stayed with AquaFish for an additional year as Professional Faculty as a Gender Specialist and Outreach and Communication Manager. Her graduate thesis research in the Philippines focused on illuminating the importance of including women and other vulnerable populations in resource and disaster management in order to produce a sustainable response from the affected community. While she is no longer full-time with AquaFish, she is still doing research on gender and aquaculture with Dr. Egna. Today, Morgan works the Global Oceans Team at The Nature Conservancy, supporting the Coastal Resilience Program.

Moun Sambath

Status: Alumni
Nationality: Cambodia
Degree: Bachelor's
  • Institution: Inland Fisheries Research and Development Institute
  • Major Professor: Dr. So Nam
  • Supported through: 2017

Moureen Matuha

Status: Alumni
Nationality: Uganda
Degree: Master's
  • Institution: Auburn University
  • Major Professor: Dr. Joseph Molnar
  • Supported through: 2015
  • Thesis Title: Mobile Phone Use in Ugandan Aquaculture: Farmer Experiences and Aspirations
Biography:

Moureen, originally from Uganda, graduated with her Bachelors in Environmental Science Technology and Management from Kyambogo University. Before beginning her Masters, she volunteered with the National Fisheries Resources Research Institute (NaFIRRI), where she was moved by her interactions with women farm owners. 

With support from AquaFish, Moureen received a Masters in Fisheries and Allied Aquaculture from Auburn University in 2015. Her Masters research involved expanding an already existing cell phone-based aquaculture market for Ugandan farmers. Moureen plans to continue to work in aquaculture outreach in her future career.

My Le Diem

Status: Alumni
Nationality: Vietnam
Degree: Bachelor's
  • Institution: Can Tho University
  • Major Professor: Dr. TT Tran Hoa, Dr. Pham Minh Duc, and Dr. Tran Thi Thanh Hien
  • Supported through: 2017

Namraj Jaishi

Status: Current Student
Nationality: Nepal
Degree: Bachelor's
  • Institution: Agriculture and Forestry University

Nar B Thapa

Status: Current Student
Nationality: Nepal
Degree: Bachelor's
  • Institution: Agriculture and Forestry University

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