ECE Names 2014-2015 Distinguished Dissertation Fellows

The fellowships are awarded to outstanding students in the final stages of dissertation work in recognition of their research excellence. This year, each fellowship recipient will receive $3,000. The following authors’ dissertations were selected by a search committee. Professors Babadi, Barua, Horiuchi and Munday chose this year’s fellows:

Jonghyun Choi
“Recognizing Visual Categories by Commonality and Diversity”
Advisor: Professor L. Davis

Carson Dunbar
“Cybersecurity for Intellectual Property: Developing Efficient Fingerprinting Techniques for Integrated Circuitry”
Advisor: Professor Qu

Tian Li
“Self-Assembled InAs/GaAs Quantum Dot Solar Cells”
Advisor: Professor Dagenais

 Guannan Liu
“Gallium Nitride Nanowire Chemical/Gas Sensor Using Ultraviolet/MicroHeater Assisted Devices”
Advisor: Professor Peckerar

 Yichao Tang
“Miniaturized Power Electronic Interfaces for Ultracompact Electromechanical Systems”
Advisor: Professor Khaligh

Published May 14, 2015