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Tianlong Chen Selected for IBM Fellowship

IBM recently announced the awardees of this year’s IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Program. WNCG student Tianlong Chen was among only 16 students selected worldwide for 2021.

Ian Roberts Wins NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

WNCG student Ian Roberts has been awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. The NSF program identifies researchers “anticipated to become knowledge experts who can contribute significantly to research, teaching, and innovations in science and engineering.”

WNCG Student Wins Award for Paper on Epidemic Processes

Ph.D. student Jessica Hoffmann received second place in the INFORMS Nicholson Student Paper competition. She received the award for her recent paper "Learning Graphs from Noisy Epidemic Cascades" with her advisor, WNCG professor Constantine Caramanis.

Epidemics are a powerful framework for modeling human and computer viruses, as well as influence, rumors, information and disinformation. Hoffmann’s research develops algorithms to solve an inverse problem on graphs, in order to understand the precise spreading mechanisms.

Travis Cuvelier Receives 2019 WNCG Student Leadership Award

As an interdisciplinary center for research and education, WNCG is home to many talented minds. The group has grown steadily since its inception over 15 years ago and now comprises 23 faculty members and over 150 students and research staff.

WNCG Student Receives ECE Research Award at GAIN 2019

The University of Texas Graduate Engineering Council hosted their annual Graduate and Industry Networking event (GAIN) on February 5. WNCG student Nitin Jonathan Myers won the ECE Departmental Research Award for the event’s poster session.

GAIN was conceived as a “broad networking opportunity that allows The Cockrell School of Engineering to showcase its best and brightest graduate students.” Along with a poster session, the event featured talks from industry representatives as well as a networking session that allowed students to connect with over 15 leading companies.


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