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Professor Kung Chie Yeh Endowed Fellowship


This $5,000 fellowship was established in memory of Professor Kung Chie Yeh, who devoted his career to teaching and research in wave propagation and upper atmospheric physics and morphology.


  • The recipient must be a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  • The recipient must have passed the qualifying exam.
  • Student must be doing research in wave propagation and upper atmospheric physics.
  • 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 Daniel Fisher
2013-2014 Amir Arbabi
Shyamala Devi Malagari
Zhida Xu
Timothy Duly
2012-2013 Juan Ochoa Munoz
Sevinc Oktem