By Tina Hilding, College of Engineering and Architecture
EECS Graduate Student, Svetlana Lockwood, has been awarded a prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions. Each GRFP Fellow receives the following: Three years of support, a $30,000 annual stipend, $10,500 cost-of -education allowance, international research and professional development opportunities, and TeraGrid Supercomputer access.
Events included the EECS Senior Design Poster Preview and Competition on the first and second floors of the EME building during the day and an evening awards ceremony and banquet featuring a keynote speaker from 6pm until 9pm.
The following Teams participated: Kalahari, Sahara, Mojave, Gobi, Tanami, Atacama, Thar, Kavir, The Big 3, Sharepoint, Bison, and Ricos.