Emulex Graduate Fellows Named at Calit2@UCI
By Anna Lynn Spitzer
Irvine, Calif., June 27, 2006-- Sixteen UC Irvine graduate students have been named 2006-07 Calit2 Emulex Fellows. The new Fellows, who represent a variety of schools and departments, will use the fellowship awards to further their work on Calit2-related dissertations or theses. The 16 were chosen from a pool of 90 applicants, the largest in the history of the fellowship program. The one-year award is funded by a generous gift from Calit2 corporate partner Emulex Corp., a Costa Mesa, Calif.-based manufacturer of storage networking devices.
|Emulex Corp. funded the
graduate fellowship program.
The new graduate Fellows are:
- Eric Baumer, informatics, Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences;
- Tiffany Chua, biomedical engineering, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering;
- Pablo Diaz-Gutierrez, computer science, Donald Bren School of ICS;
- Karim El Defrawy, networked systems, Donald Bren School of ICS;
- Gregory Elliott, ACE program, interdisciplinary/ICS;
- Brett Ryan Goldsmith, physics, School of Physical Sciences ;
- Garnet Hertz, Visual Studies, School of Humanities ;
- Albert Tsung-Hsi Hsieh, materials science/biomedical engineering, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering;
- Shan Jiang, ACE program, interdisciplinary/ICS;
- Jui Ramaprasad, information systems, Paul Merage School of Business;
- Debasish Sen, physiology/biophysics, School of Medicine ;
- Yue Zhang, electrical engineering/computer science, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering;
- Koel Das, electrical engineering/computer science, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering;
- Yu Hsiang Hsu, biomedical engineering, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering;
- Aniketa A. Shinde, physics and astronomy, School of Physical Sciences ; and
- Serdar Soyoz, civil and environmental engineering, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering.
Each student will present a one-page progress report on his/her dissertation or thesis work at the end of the award period. In addition, the Fellows will participate in ongoing Calit2 seminars and summer undergraduate research activities, as well as monthly brown-bag seminars where they will present their work to their colleagues. They will also help organize and participate in the Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Workshop, scheduled for spring quarter.
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