Columbia EE BS/MS student Leoni Lu was selected as one of the four students to receive the SC Women in Spectrum Scholarship Award. Leoni worked with Prof. Gil Zussman in the Wimnet Lab and was an undergraduate TA for prof. Irving Kalet in the course Intro to Communication Systems.
She will be joining Qualcomm as a firmware engineer in 2023.
The Women in Spectrum Scholarship promotes the academic accomplishments of female students studying engineering degrees at U.S. ABET-accredited universities. The 2022 winners are:
Jiayu (Leoni) Lu, Graduate Student with a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Columbia University
Alison Gagne, Undergraduate Student in Electrical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology
Kayla Lyman, Undergraduate Student in Electrical Engineering, Brigham Young University
Sanaz Naderi, Ph.D. Candidate in Electrical Engineering, Florida Atlantic University
Each recipient received a $1,500 scholarship prize from NSC and a travel stipend to attend this year’s MILCOM conference. Scholarship applications were reviewed by NSC Executive Committee members Dr. Sheryl Genco, Prof Erik Perrins, Dr. Christine Zhang and NSC Executive Director Joe Kochan.
The National Spectrum Consortium Women in Spectrum Scholarship promotes the academic accomplishments of female students studying engineering degrees at U.S. ABET-accredited universities. In this video, NSC ExCom Member Dr. Sheryl Genco, Vice President at Ericsson chats with scholarship winner Jiayu (Leoni) Lu, Graduate Student in Electrical Engineering at Columbia University about her interest in wireless communications and research.