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Fellowships

Rambus Computer Engineering Fellowship

At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Established 1999

Description:

Dr. Michael Farmwald donated stock from Rambus, Inc. to the University of Illinois to be used to provide funds for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The Rambus Computer Engineering Fellowship has been established to recognize a graduate student in the Computer Engineering Area for outstanding research. This fellowship is a $5,000 fellowship for one year.

Criteria:

  1. The student must be a graduate student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign enrolled in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  2. The student must have demonstrated outstanding research performance in the area of Computer Engineering.
  3. Applicants must not be graduating before May of the next calendar year.

Application:

Applications for the fellowship may be submitted online. The application period will be advertised on My.ECE during the Spring semester.

Selection Process:

The Department's Fellowship Committee reviews the nomination and makes the selection.

Past Recipients of the Award:

School Year Recipient
2014-2015 Haitong Tian
2013-2014 Taylor Johnson
2012-2013 Rachit Agarwal
2011-2012 Alex Papakonstantinou
2010-2011 Prateek Mittal
2009-2010 Tan Yan
2008-2009 Xiaolan Zhang
2007-2008 Not given
2006-2007 Samuel Stone
2005-2006 Brian Fahs
2004-2005 Anshul Sehgal
2003-2004 Ronald Barnes
2002-2003 Ashish Jagmohan
2001-2002 Ryan Lefever
2000-2001 David Daly
1999-2000 Rakesh Dugad