Student Selected for Competitive Workshop for Females in Engineering and Computer Science
Liyan Xie has been selected as a 2020 EECS Rising Star to attend an intensive workshop in November. The workshop is open to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers and is aimed at increasing the numbers of women interested in pursuing academic careers in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science (EECS.)
Xie, a Ph.D. student in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial Systems and Engineering (ISyE) and the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT), was chosen based on an extensive application package that included her research and teaching statement, curriculum vitae, and recommendation letters. Applicants are also expected to have an interest in a faculty career in EECS and express a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion in the field.