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May 9, 2022

Two ECE PhD students selected for cyber-physical systems rising star workshop

Written By: Jason Daley

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Kyuin Lee
Kyuin Lee

Two UW-Madison PhD students in electrical and computer engineering have been selected as rising stars in cyber-physical systems (CPS) research. Kyuin Lee, advised by Assistant Professor Younghyun Kim, and Jingjie Li, co-advised by Kim and Assistant Professor Kassem Fawaz, have been invited to attend the National Science Foundation-sponsored CPS Rising Stars Workshop taking place at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville in late May, 2022.

Jingjie Li
Jingjie Li

Cyber-physical systems are engineered systems that are built from, and depend upon, the seamless integration of computation and physical components. The workshop aims to identify and mentor outstanding PhD students and postdocs who are interested in pursuing academic careers in CPS-related areas.

The workshop will feature panels and presentations on the academic job search process and how to succeed as a junior faculty member, as well as research talks from workshop participants.