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Dan Vivoli Endowed Fellowship


This fellowship is given to students interested in the use of a Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) in parallel computing, the use of a GPU in solving high performance computing problems, and the development of applications for the GPU.


  • The recipient must be a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  • The recipient must have demonstrated research in the use of a Graphics Pricessing Unit (GPU).
  • Applicants must not be graduating before May of the next calendar year.


  • 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 Jian Guan
2013-2014 Hoa Pham, Matthew Johnson
2012-2013 Li-Wen Chang
2011-2012 Matthew Johnson
2010-2011 Xiao-Long Wu
2009-2010 John Stratton
2008-2009 John Stratton