Mar 20, 2009

Cook receives Presidential Dissertation Fellowship

Atlas F. Cook IV, PhD student in Computer Science in Dr. Carola Wenk's group, received the UTSA Presidential Dissertation Fellowship this year for his dissertation project "Obstacle-Avoiding Similarity Metrics". This fellowship recognizes students who have demonstrated that their research makes an important contribution to their field of study. Atlas will use the $2,500 award amount to fund research trips to colleagues at UT Dallas and at Utrecht University in the Netherlands.