Elysia Chou, a 2nd year Ph.D. student, was selected for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).
Her title was “Coupled Tensor-Matrix Completion Method for Variant-Target Gene Prediction.” The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to ensure the quality, vitality, and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. GRFP seeks to broaden participation in science and engineering of underrepresented groups, including women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans. The five-year fellowship provides three years of financial support inclusive. https://www.nsfgrfp.org/
Jialin Liu, a Ph.D. student in the lab of Josh Welch was the department nominee for the Rackham Dissertation Fellowship and we recently found out that he won the fellowship.