WNCG students Marius Facktor and Abhinau Venkataramanan and WNCG alumnus Praful Gupta from Prof. Al Bovik’s Laboratory for Image & Video Engineering (LIVE) have been named Phase 2 winners in the Enhancing Computer Vision for Public Safety Challenge.
It's no secret that WNCG produces stellar industry and academic professionals. This summer, WNCG members are staying busy! Here’s where some of our students and new graduates are headed (in many cases, remotely!) for internships, academic positions, and full-time employment.
WNCG student Philip Tan has been selected as a Fellow of the National Science Foundation’s 2021 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).
GRFP recognizes outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education. The program supports these students in pursuing full-time research-based degrees through a five-year fellowship. A full list of this year's recipients can be found on the GRFP website.
WNCG student Lakshay Narula received the Walter R. Fried Memorial Award for Best Paper at the 2020 IEEE/ION PLANSx Conference. The award recognizes “substantial contribution to the technology of navigation and positioning equipment, systems, or practices” judged on criteria including technical content, innovation, importance of topic, and writing quality.
Each year, WNCG presents the Student Leadership Award to an outstanding student—or students—who not only displays excellence in research and academic activities, but also embodies the spirit of the group’s mission to create a collaborative research environment. This year, the award goes to two students: Ahmad AlAmmouri and Jessica Hoffmann.
It's no secret that WNCG produces stellar industry and academic professionals. As we come to the end of an unusual spring semester, WNCG members are staying busy! Here’s where some of our students and alumni are headed (in many cases, virtually!) this summer for internships, academic positions, and full-time employment:
First-year graduate student Joshua Ebenezer has received the Nilanjan Ganguly Memorial Award for his undergraduate thesis on haze- and fog-affected images and videos. The award designates the “best B.Tech thesis in the Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering Department” at IIT Khargapur and is given annually to a single student. The award also includes a cash prize for the recipient from the Ganguly family.
It's no secret that WNCG produces stellar industry and academic professionals. Here's where WNCG students and alumni are headed this summer for internships, academic positions, and full-time employment:
Nokia Bell Labs
Murray Hill, NJ
The fall semester has begun, and though many of our students have been keeping busy over the summer with continued research here at the University of Texas at Austin, some WNCGers like Monica Ribero are returning from summer internships with WNCG Affiliates and other prominent tech companies.
It's no secret that WNCG produces stellar industry and academic professionals. Here's where WNCG students and alumni are headed this summer for internships and employment.