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UT ECE Student Jose Joao Selected for Intel Fellowship

UT ECE Student Jose Joao Selected for Intel Fellowship

Jose Joao Intel Fellowship

UT ECE student Jose Joao has been seletced to receive the Intel Graduate Fellowship, a prestigious honor awarded to "PhD candidates pursuing leading-edge work in fields related to Intel's business and research interests." Select U.S. universities are invited to submit a limited number of students for consideration. Those students selected by their university are then carefully reviewed by the Intel fellows and their designees who choose the winning students. The program encourages applicants from underrepresented minority groups, including women to apply through their university. The fellowship includes a cash award (tuition and stipend), an Intel Technical Liaison and travel funds to meet the liaison either at a conference or here at Intel. These students are also prioritized for internships and hiring within the company. This is a highly competitive program with a limited number of fellowships awarded annually.

Intel® Corporation and the Intel Foundation together support three graduate fellowship programs at select universities in the United States. These fellowships are awarded to outstanding students in Engineering, Computer Science and other technical majors focusing on semiconductor technologies, micro-architecture, Software Technology and Design, and communications. Students in these programs are prioritized for receiving internships. The students in the Ph.D. fellowship program are provided with the opportunity to meet their designated Intel Technical Liaison face to face either at a conference or here at Intel.

This year’s award will include tuition (only) for Fall 2010 and Spring 2011, a $24K stipend and a $1.5K travel grant that should be used to meet face to face with the Intel mentor assigned to the student.

Jose was nominated for the Fellowship by UT ECE Professor Yale Patt.