Jessica N. Fitzsimmons

Room 422
Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program
Ph.D. Candidate in Chemical Oceanography, expected Summer 2013.
Boston University, Boston, MA
B.A. in Chemistry and Biology with a concentration in Marine Science
Summa cum laude, with distinction, College Honors





May 2008 - Present Ph.D. Student, MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Chemical Oceanography
Sept 2007 - May 2008 Senior Thesis Research, Boston University
Summer 2007 Summer Student Fellow, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Summer 2006 Hollings Scholar Intern, NOAA, Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological
Dec 2005 Undergraduate Field Research, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, Boston University
Jan 2005 - May 2006 Undergraduate Research, Boston University

Nov - Dec 2011 36 days, R/V Knorr, from Woods Hole to Cape Verde Islands. GEOTRACES North
Atlantic Zonal Section, part II. Trace metal team manager: organized the GO - Flo
rosette casts and managed the GEOTRACES clean

2011 MIT Martin Family Fellowship for Sustainability
2009 - 2012 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
2008 - 2009 MIT Presidential Fellowship
2008 Phillip J. Mason Award for Outstanding Chemistry Scholarship
2008 Boston University College Price for Excellence in Chemistry
2007 Phillip J. Mason Award for Outstanding Chemistry Scholarship
2007 Funded Research Opportunity Grant, Boston University, UROP
2007 Awarded College Honors by the College of Arts and Sciences
2006 Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship and Internship, NOAA
2006 Lara Vincent Award for Most Original Research, BU Marine Program
2004 – 2005 Discover Card Tribute Award