College of Engineering awards 14 graduate students travel grants

College of Engineering awards 14 graduate students travel grants

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Siavash Jafarzadeh, Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, presented his research on Peridynamic Modeling of Intergranular Corrosion Damage at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers: International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in early November.
Siavash Jafarzadeh, Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, presented his research on Peridynamic Modeling of Intergranular Corrosion Damage at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers: International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in early November.

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, the College of Engineering awarded 14 graduate students each a $500 conference travel grant to help support their attendance at a technical conference where they are either presenting a technical paper or poster.

The following recipients of the travel grant will be representing the College of Engineering and showcasing their research across the United States over the next few months:

o    Caleb Lindhorst (M.S.) – Biological Systems Engineering – Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference (Louisville, Kentucky)

o    Hamid Bazgirkhoob (Ph.D.) – American Physical Society – Division of Fluid Dynamics (Atlanta, Georgia)

o    Huiyuan Liu (Ph.D.) – Civil Engineering – Transportation Research Board (TRB) 98th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.)

o    Ann Kambhu Na Ayudhya (Ph.D.) – Civil Engineering – AGU Fall Meeting 2018 (Washington, D.C.)

o    Timothy Adams (M.S.) – Civil Engineering – Transportation Research Board (TRB) 98th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.)

o    Hossein Bahmyari (M.S.) – Civil Engineering – Transportation Research Board (TRB) 98th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.)

o    Alfred Tsubaki (Ph.D.) – Electrical & Computer Engineering – SPIE Photonics West (San Francisco, California)

o    William (Connor) Thomas (Ph.D.) – Electrical & Computer Engineering – SPIE Photonics West (San Francisco, California)

o    Haipeng Zhang (Ph.D.) – Mechanical & Materials Engineering) – American Physical Society – Division of Fluid Dynamics (Atlanta, Georgia)

o    Sina Niazi (Ph.D.) – Mechanical & Materials Engineering – AMSE: International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

o    Siavash Jafarzadeh (Ph.D.) – Mechanical & Materials Engineering – AMSE: International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

o    Marc Lussier (M.S.) – Mechanical & Materials Engineering – SciTech Forum (San Diego, California)

o    Fei Wang (Ph.D.) – Mechanical & Materials Engineering – 43rd Annual International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (Daytona Beach, Florida)

o    Feiyu Zhu (Ph.D.) – Computer Science and Computer Engineering – IEEE BigData 2018 (Seattle, Washington)

To be eligible for the grant, students need to be in good standing in an M.S. (option 1) or Ph.D. program within the College of Engineering, have an accepted technical poster or presentation at the scientific conference for which they were applying for funds, and priority is given to those students whose conference occurs after the application deadline and students who have not received a conference travel grant in the last 12 months.

Graduate Student Conference Travel Grants are due Feb. 15, May 15, Aug. 15, and Nov. 15.

Students can apply now online for the next round of grants, and those applications are due Feb. 15.