Archives—February 2015

Jun Tao is an Outstanding Scholar

The Graduate School and Graduate Student Government proudly announce the 2014-2015 academic year winners.

CS graduate student Jun Tao received the Outstanding Scholarship Award. Jun was recognized among the graduate students who have exhibited academic performance in areas such as excellent GPA, originality in research, leadership and teamwork. Jun Tao is advised by Dr. Ching-Kuang Shene.

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Murat Koksal is an Outstanding Teacher

The Graduate School and Graduate Student Government proudly announce the 2014-2015 academic year winners.

CS graduate student Murat Koksal received the Outstanding Teaching Award. Murat was recognized among the graduate students who have exhibited exceptional ability as a teacher, have received excellent evaluations from students, as well as gaining the respect of faculty in their departments. Murat Koksal is advised by Dr. Soner Onder.

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Abhilash Kantamneni is an Exceptional Student Leader

The Graduate School and Graduate Student Government proudly announce the 2014-2015 academic year winners.

CS graduate student Abhilash Kantamneni received the Merit Award for Exceptional Student Leader. Abhilash was recognized for the ability to work well with others, participation in extracurricular activities and achievements contributing to the overall graduate student community and representing a bearer of integrity to others. Abhilash Kantamneni is advised by Dr. Laura Brown.

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Abhilash also won the (3MT) Style Research Speech Competition. The (3MT) Style Research Speech Competition is a research communication competition where Master’s and PhD students can present their thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes. The winner was selected by audience vote the night of the GRC Banquet and received $100 from the Graduate School.

Watch the 3-Minute Presentation Video by Abhilash Kantamneni


Nilufer Onder Receives High Instructor Evaluation Scores

Michigan_Tech_Nilufer_Onder_smallComputer Science Professor Nilufer Onder was ranked in the top 10% across all university classes for student evaluation scores. Onder’s ranking for Fall 2014 was based among other classes with a similar size of 50 students. She taught CS3311, Formal Methods of Computing, last semester and earned a score of 4.85 on the Question of Excellent Teacher and her score for the average of the seven elements of the evaluation was a 4.74. Please join Max Seel, Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Computer Science Department Chair Min Song in congratulating Nilufer Onder on her scores.