7 ECE Students Awarded Fellowships by NSF

Seven students in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the Georgia Institute of Technology have received funding through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). The fellowships, which provide a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance, are awarded to outstanding students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields who are pursuing research-based graduate degrees.

Below is a list of the seven awardees and one honorable mention.

Olatide Omojaro, senior graduating this May, undergraduate degree in computer engineering with a minor in robotics, will start Ph.D. at Georgia Tech in fall 2018

Sivabalan Manivasagam, senior graduating this May, undergraduate degree in computer science, will start Ph.D. at Georgia Tech with a concentration in machine learning in fall 2018

George Tzintzarov, 2nd year Ph.D. student advised by John Cressler (undergraduate electrical engineering degree from Georgia Tech - 2016)

Lakshmi Raju, 1st year Ph.D. student advised by Wenshan Cai (undergraduate electrical engineering degree from Georgia Tech - 2017)

Christopher Matthews, 1st year Ph.D. student advised by Alan Doolittle (undergraduate electrical engineering degree from University of Arkansas - 2017)

Richard Connor Lawson, 2nd year Ph.D. student co-advised by Linda Wills and Brian Gunter (undergraduate electrical engineering degree from University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa - 2016)

Norh Asmare, 2nd year MSECE student, will start Ph.D. at Georgia Tech in fall 2018 (undergraduate electrical engineering degree from Suffolk University – 2014)

Honorable mention: Sanghoon Lee, 1st year Ph.D. student advised by Hua Wang (undergraduate electrical engineering degree from University of Massachusetts-Amherst – 2017)

To learn more about the NSF GRFP, please visit the program website.

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For More Information Contact

Ashlee Gardner
Communications Manager, School of ECE
ashlee.gardner@ece.gatech.edu