Graduate Students

Attendees at the ECE Grad Apply Workshop

ECE hosts first Grad School Workshop to showcase benefits of an advanced degree

The workshop attracted students from all over the country and demystified the ECE graduate school experience. |Medium Read

Yifan Li and Ruikun Luo win 2019 student HFES Awards

U-M graduate students Yifan Li and Ruikun Luo have both won 2019 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) student awards.|Short Read

Aerospace Engineering PhD candidates awarded MICDE fellowship

Congratulations to PhD candidates Anil Yildirim and Guodong Chen on being awarded Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering fellowships!|Short Read
CLASP PhDs summer 2019

Congratulations to new Climate & Space PhDs!

Four CLASP graduate students earned their doctoral degrees over the summer.|Short Read

“Mind reading” study connects spatial problem solving with computer science

Using real-time fMRI readings, researchers took a look inside coders’ brains while they programmed.|Medium Read
University of Michigan team members Alex Sundt, Xiatong Sun and Yan Zhao with their trophy. Photo: Adam Hopps, National Operations Center of Excellence

University of Michigan student team wins National Transportation Technology Tournament

Team designed solution to reduce congestion on I-75 and I-696 in the Detroit area. |Short Read
NASA SMD

Climate & Space graduate students awarded NASA FINESST fellowships

New NASA program prepares students to be Principal Investigators. |Medium Read
Mostafa Zaky

Counting snowflakes for better water resource management

Mostafa Zaky has built an award-winning model that helps estimate the amount of water stored in snowpacks, which could improve climate change and flood forecasting, as well as overall water resource management.|Short Read

Two U-M students receive scholarships from the International Society for Optics and Photonics

Hanzhang Pei (ECE) and Darwin F. Cordovilla Leon (Applied Physics) were selected for their potential contributions to the field of optics, photonics or related field.|Short Read

Huanting Huang improves accuracy of remote sensing

Huang won the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Computational Electromagnetics for her work developing better electromagnetic models that calculate microwave interactions with tree and vegetation cover.|Medium Read

Nooshin M. Estakhri receives the Helen Wu Award

Estakhri is a PhD student studying quantum optics and its potential to impact communication and biomedical imaging.|Medium Read
Ciara Sivels, NERS alumnus, has her graduation stole put on by her PhD advisor Sara Pozzi

Becoming the representation she wishes she’d seen

In a Q&A, Ciara Sivels remarks on exposure, earning her PhD and equality in higher education. |Medium Read