SoC Graduate Student Awarded Prestigious Microsoft Research PhD Fellow

January 9, 2018

Congratulations to Dong Xie on receiving the prestigious Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship for 2018-19. Xie is a 2nd year PhD student working with Feifei Li and is one 10 fellows this year.

“It is a great honor to be awarded the Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship. I would like to thank my family and all the people who have helped me in my career for their support,” said Xie.

The fellowship program provides 100 percent of tuition and fees for two consecutive academic years and an annual stipend of $28,000 plus $4,000 annually for professional conferences and seminars. All fellows are also offered the opportunity to interview for an internship with leading Microsoft researchers who are working on cutting-edge projects related to their fields of study.

The fellowship program was established in 2008 to promote the careers of promising students in computer science, mathematics and electrical engineering. Since the inception, the program has supported 122 fellows, many who have gone on to perform pioneering research in the technology industry or accept faculty appointments at universities around the world.

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