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Deloitte Fellowship Winners

The Data and Decisions Destination Area received 25 applications for the Deloitte Foundation Data Analytics Fellowship from five colleges across the university (CAUS: 1, CLAHS: 3, COE: 10, COS: 4, PCOB: 7). A committee consisting of four members of Data and Decisions and three representatives from Deloitte chose the following five fellowship recipients for 2018-2019:

  • Long Xia
    Business Information Technology, PCOB (Alan Wang, advisor)
  • Kaveh Kelarestaghi
    Civil Engineering, COE (Kevin Heaslip, advisor)
  • Sirui Yao
    Computer Science, COE (Bert Huang, advisor)
  • Jonathan Baker
    Math, COS (Mark Embree, advisor)
  • Leanna Ireland
    Sociology, CLAHS (James Hawdon, advisor)

Each fellowship recipient will receive a $10,000 award.

Congratulations to the award recipients, and thank you to everyone who submitted an application, wrote a recommendation, or helped with the selection process.   

A special thank you to Deloitte for initiating this interdisciplinary fellowship for our graduate students and for supporting the Data and Decisions Destination Area vision. We look forward to seeing the results of the research projects and engaging with these talented students.