Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Jacobs School Ph.D. Student Wins Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship

Congratulations to UC San Diego student Siarhei Vishniakou, one of eight Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship winners this year. The fellowship enables Ph.D. students (in a team of two) in EECS to pursue their futuristic innovative ideas. In 2011, the fellowship received 146 applications from teams in 11 of the top U.S. universities. Vishniakou was recommended by Prof. Deli Wang and collaborated with Paul Brochu of UCLA on the proposal “I-SENSE – Innovative Technology Enabling New Life-style”.