Incoming Ph.D. Students Tingjun Chen and Zhen Shou Receive Wei Family Foundation Fellowship

Tingjun Chen and Zheng ShouTwo incoming Ph.D. students, Tingjun Chen (left) and Zheng Shou (right), received Ph.D. fellowships from the Wei Family Private Foundation which will fund a substantial part of their Ph.D. stipends. The foundation is a non-profit organization established to honor the memory of Dr. (Mrs.) Chung Kwai Lui Wei and Mr. Hsin Hsu Wei. Its purpose is to award scholarship grants to students of Chinese heritage with high academic credentials who are pursuing a degree in science, engineering, or mathematics at Oregon State University or a graduate degree in electrical engineering at Columbia University.

Tingjun and Zheng were selected from all students of Chinese heritage who recently applied to the Ph.D. program in the Electrical Engineering department.

Tingjun will soon receive his undergraduate degree from Tsinghua University where he received several honors and awards. He spent the Summer of 2013 as a visitor in the WiMNet lab and will join Prof. Gil Zussman’s research group in Fall 2014.

Zheng is an undergraduate student in Wuhan University and will soon graduate with honors. From 2011 to 2013, he was the recipient of the Chinese National Scholarship and was a Merit Student on three occasions. He will join the Digital Video Multimedia Laboratory (DVMM) of Senior Vice Dean Prof. Shih-Fu Chang in Fall 2014.

The Department is grateful to Wei Family Foundation for its continuous support of its graduate program.


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