Taddese Wins First Place at Entrepreneurial Research Symposium

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Biniyam Taddese

ECE graduate student Biniyam Taddese won first place in the Focusing Research on Entrepreneurial Empowerment poster competition on December 5, 2008.

The event was sponsored by the University of Maryland Black Graduate Student Association and Black Engineers Society. The purpose of the event was to provide a platform for students to showcase research and receive feedback, as well as to encourage entrepreneurship.

Biniyam's work was done with his advisor, Dr. Steven Anlage, a Physics and ECE affiliate professor, and Profs. Thomas Antonsen (ECE/PHY/IREAP) and Edward Ott (ECE/PHY), along with graduate student James Hart. A paper describing Biniyam’s work entitled “A Sensor Based on Extending the Concept of Fidelity to Classical Waves and Overcoming the Effects of Dissipation” is available at: http://arxiv.org/abs/0812.1118.

Published December 8, 2008