The Ken Kennedy Institute Awards $45,000 to Three Fellows
Program aims to attract graduate students to Rice in the fields of high performance computing, computational science & engineering, and data science
The Ken Kennedy Institute is awarding $45,000 in Computational Science and Engineering Fellowships to three graduate students at Rice, two of them in the George R. Brown School of Engineering.
The fellowships are funded by the Ken Kennedy Institute, through its annual Energy High Performance Computing Conference, and the nominating departments. The goal of the program is to attract graduate students to Rice in the fields of high performance computing, computational science & engineering, and data science, with special consideration given to students with research interests in the energy industry.
Each enhancement fellowship comes with a $15,000 stipend paid in monthly installments over four years. The graduate students receiving fellowships for 2021 are:
- Kelsey Murphy, earth, environmental, and planetary sciences
- Jose Palacio, statistics
- Xinyu (Xin) Yao, computer science
Author: PATRICK KURP