ECE Names 2019-2020 Distinguished Dissertation Fellows

The fellowships are awarded to outstanding students in the final stages of dissertation work in recognition of their research excellence. Each fellowship recipient will receive $3,000. The following authors’ dissertations were selected by a search committee. Professors Pamela Abbshire, Rama Chellappa, Yanne Chembo, Manoj Franklin, and Steve Marcus chose this year’s fellows:

Proloy Das
Dissertation: “Bayesian Modeling and Estimation Frameworks for Neuro-Imaging Data Analysis"
Advisor: Professor Behtash Babadi

Ioannis Demertziz
Dissertation: “Searchable Encryption with Bounded Locality”
Advisor: Professor Charalampos Papamanthou

Long Nguyen
Dissertation: “Fluxonium Qubit in the Metastable Regime”
Advisors: Professor Vladimir Manucharyan and Professor Thomas Antonsen

Shenli Zou
Dissertation: “A Gallium Nitride Integrated Onboard Charger”   
Advisor: Professor Alireza Khaligh

Published May 6, 2020