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Three engineering grad students earn Presidential Fellowships
Three Buckeye engineers have earned the highest honor given by The Ohio State University Graduate School—a Presidential Fellowship.
This prestigious award recognizes the outstanding scholarly accomplishments and potential of graduate students entering the final phase of their dissertation research or terminal degree project.
The College of Engineering’s Spring 2019 Presidential Fellows are Yujin Park, Meng-Hsuan Tien and Xingyu Zhou.
Yujin Park is a city and regional planning PhD student in the Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture. Her dissertation research deals with green infrastructure planning, with three distinct focus areas: green mobility, green accessibility and green microclimatic moderation. This multi-functional approach will examine different aspects of urban green space planning to better promote urban sustainability and resilience. Her co-advisors are Professor Emeritus Jean-Michel Guldmann, and Associate Professor and PhD Program Chair Gulsah Akar.
Awarded competitively, Presidential Fellowships provide one year of full-time financial support so students can complete their dissertations or terminal degree projects unimpeded by other duties. Competitions are held during autumn and spring semesters.
by Meggie Biss, College of Engineering Communications | email@example.com