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NEWS@VT Almunus Wins the 2021 Outstanding Dissertation Award in "Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics" Category and Blackwell Graduate Research Award

Congratulations to ECE Alumnus Aidin Ferdowsi (PhD, 20) for winning the 2021 Outstanding Dissertation Award in the "Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics" category from the Virginia Tech Graduate School and Blackwell Graduate Research Award from the ECE department.

Aidin's dissertation title is "Distributed Machine Learning for Autonomous and Secure Cyber-physical Systems" and his advisor was Dr. Walid Saad. 

Aidin's dissertation was selected for this award based on the originality of his research and its potential for high impact, the contribution he has made to the scientific community, as well as the preparation of his final document.

The award carries a certificate and an honorarium of $1,000 from the Graduate School. 
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