Posted: January 31, 2024

Auja Bywater received the NSF IGE Sustainable Development Program Scholarship to support her research on hydroponic systems at the Charles Darwin Foundation in the Galápagos, Ecuador. Auja is a Ph.D. student in Food Science and International Agriculture and Development and a member of the water-energy-food nexus graduate student cohort. She is studying the microbial safety of water and food in indoor agriculture.