SIE Graduate Students Make Headlines

Graduate students majoring in systems and industrial engineering have brought home some prestigious awards this year.

  • Kris Drozd led a team of students from the UA and Milano Polytechnic to a third-place win this summer at the Astrodynamics Specialist Conference.
  • Sara Khosravi was a top-six UA Grad Slam finalist for her presentation, ā€œSmartWalk Assistance for Disable Pedestrians.ā€ This is the second year in a row that SIE was represented in the final round.
  • Alex Lee, a PhD candidate working with Wei Lin, received the National Institute for Transportation and Communities Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Grad students also made a showing at the 2017 Homecoming Poster Competition:
    • 1st Prize: Yifei Yuan
    • 2nd Prize: Seunghan Lee, and Sara Masoud and Bijoy Chowdhury
    • 3rd Prize: Zuoyu Miao, Haomiao Yang and Krati Sharma

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