The research aspirations of University of Central Florida engineering student Heather Lawrence, who wants to discover ways to teach computers to analyze and fend off cyber attacks to reduce the burden on human defenders, will advance with some help from a scholarship awarded to only seven student veterans in the nation.
ECE Ph.D. student Ricardo Lovato (advised by Xun Gong) received the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for a 3-year period. Congratulations! For the 2016 competition, NSF received close to 17,000 applications, and made 2,000 award offers.
ECE Ph.D. student Ricardo Lovato (advised by Xun Gong) received the Student Paper Competition Honorable Mention award (as well as $1,000 travel funds) in 2016 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation which will be held at Fajardo, Puerto Rico, 6/26/16-7/1/16. Congratulations!
ECE Ph.D. students Tianjiao Li and Mahmoud Shirazi (advised by Xun Gong) received the best student paper award in 2016 IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology (iWAT) which was held at Cocoa Beach, FL, 2/29/16-3/2/16. Congratulations!
ECE Ph.D. students Kalyan Karnati and Tianjiao Li (both advised by Xun Gong) received the student paper competition honorable mention award (out of 139 participants) in 2013 IEEE AP-S International Symposium. Congratulations!
ECE Ph.D. student Ya Shen (Co-advised by Xun Gong and Parveen Wahid) was selected in the top 26 finalists (out of 351 participants) of the student paper competition in 2012 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium which was held at Montréal, Canada, 17-22 June, 2012. During the conference, she competed with other excellent finalists and won the Honorable Mention Award (1 first place, 1 second place, 1 third place, and 7 honorable mention). Congratulations!
Congratulations to PhD student Zhao Wang (advised by Aman Behal) for winning the 2011-2012 University Award for the Outstanding Master’s Thesis. He will be honored at the Graduate Awards Breakfast on Friday, April 13, 2012.