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NSF Graduate Research Fellow sets her mind to research brain-inspired computing

NSF Graduate Research Fellow sets her mind to research brain-inspired computing

After completing a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a long list of research projects by the age of 19, Alisha Menon will head off to the University of California, Berkeley this fall as one of 2,000 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows.

Menon says she feels “so honored” to receive the fellowship because it recognizes the work she did while earning her bachelor’s degree in the Arizona State University Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, and it has made her excited about starting her doctoral studies.

“I can really just focus on the research that I want to do and that I’m passionate about,” says Menon, who was chosen out of 12,000 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship applicants. “I’m truly honored by the award — and encouraged.”

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July 6, 2018