Incoming CS graduate student Meena Jagadeesan has won a 2020 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. The fellowship program 荣誉 the contributions of immigrants and children of immigrants to the United States by investing in the 教育 of a select group of new Americans who are "poised to make significant contributions to US society, culture or their academic field." Jagadeesan, whose parents emigrated from India, is a senior in a joint B.A./M.A. program at Harvard University where she is studying algorithmic questions, especially those arising in machine learning and economics. She has won a CRA Outstanding Undergraduate 研究er award and one of her papers, which involved the study of a dimensionality reduction scheme, was selected as an oral presentation at the Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS). Each Fellow will receive up to $90K in financial support over two years.
The EECS department has eleven 学院 members who rank among the top 100 most cited computer science & electronics scholars in the world. bt365手机平台 ranked #4 in the global list of universities with the highest number of influential scholars in 2020 (35, up from 24 in 2018). Profs. Michael Jordan, Scott Shenker, Ion Stoica, Jitendra Malik, Trevor Darrell, David Culler, Shankar Sastry, Randy Katz, Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, Lotfi Zadeh and Dawn Song all ranked in the top 100 with an H-index score of 110 or higher, a measure that reflects the number of influential documents they have authored. Jordan ranks fourth in the world, with an H-index of 166 and 177,961 citations. The H-index is computed as the number h 论文接收至少 h 在谷歌的学者数据库上6000科学家简表中引用。