*Kumu did her Master's thesis at Brookhaven National Labs. And was recipient of independent scholarship from BNL, for Master's,
highest in graduate department at the time.
2014 National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology and Innovation
* Kumu filed for a patent on a technical process she developed across 5 dimensional sizes.
Alan Alda started Center for Communicating Science at Stony brook University, Kumu's alma mata.