Outstanding Graduate Student Awards

November 10, 2021

Sheikh Ariful Islam, Ph.D. (’20), received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from USF Office of Graduate Studies for his dissertation, Behavioral and RT-Level Synthesis of Secure Nano VLSI Digital ASIC Designs. Islam was a student of Associate Professor Srinivas Katkoori.

Ausmita Sarker received the Chih Foundation Research & Publication Award. The Chih Foundation seeks to support exceptional third- or fourth-year Science, Engineering or Medicine PhD, PharmD, or MD students who are conducting transformative research with potential to advance health science. Through their generosity, the Chih Foundation Research & Publication Award provides a $2,500 monetary award to exemplary scholars that reflect these qualities. Sarker is pursuing her Ph.D. under the mentorship of Associate Professor Mehran Mozaffari Kermani.