EE PhD Candidate Ghazal Fazelnia Wins Microsoft Research Graduate Women's Scholarship

February 05, 2014

Ghazal Fazelnia, a first-year PhD candidate in Electrical Engineering, is one of ten students in the US and Canada to receive the Microsoft Research Graduate Women's Scholarship. This one year scholarship program is awarded to women completing graduate study and who represent the best and brightest in their fields. The scholarship includes $15,000 for the 2014-2015 academic year and a travel allowance of $2,000. Ghazal is a member of Prof. Javad Lavaei's Laboratory for Control, Optimization and Power, in which she works on optimization theory and distributed control.