ECE Students Win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Atlanta, GA

The following students from the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) have been named recipients of National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (GRFs).

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Moez Karim Aziz, current Ph.D. student advised by Hua Wang, Demetrius T. Paris Junior Professor of ECE, in the Georgia Tech Electronics and Micro-System Lab. Aziz earned his undergraduate electrical engineering degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Marc Higginson-Rollins, current Ph.D. student advised by ECE Assistant Professor Morris Cohen in the Low Frequency Radio Group. Higginson-Rollins earned his undergraduate electrical engineering degree from the University of Kentucky.

Christopher William Peterson, current Ph.D. student in the Department of ECE at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Peterson earned his undergraduate electrical engineering degree from Georgia Tech.

Jonathan Tuck, honorable mention recipient. Tuck is graduating with his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering at Georgia Tech and will enroll in the Stanford Ph.D. electrical engineering program this fall.

Computer Engineering

Angel Daruna, Ph.D. institution to be determined. Daruna earned his undergraduate computer engineering degree from Georgia Tech. He was the fall 2015 commencement speaker, and among the 2,000 GRFs awarded this year, he is one of only two students receiving this award in the area of computer engineering.

Computers/IS/Engineering

Celine Irvene, honorable mention in Computers/IS/Engineering in the computer security and privacy category. She earned her undergraduate computer engineering degree from Georgia Tech and is now a Ph.D. student advised by Raheem Beyah, the Motorola Foundation Professor of ECE.

Last revised November 13, 2017