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Jimmy H. C. Lin Graduate Scholarship for Entrepreneurship

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Dr. Jimmy H. C. Lin

The Jimmy H. C. Lin Graduate Scholarship for Entrepreneurship will provide support for graduate scholarships in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) for students applying from the following universities:

Dr. Jimmy Lin attended school at Shanghai's Jiao Tong University, and this scholarship support will help encourage students from Dr. Lin's alma materto attend the University of Maryland.

Each of the award recipients will be identified by the Chair of the ECE Department with the help of an ad hoc committee selected by the Chair, which will include staff from the University of Maryland-China Research Park.

An award ceremony will be held each year for the recipients of these awards.

Recipients of the Jimmy H.C. Lin Graduate Schlarship for Entrepreneurship

2013
  • Xuanyu Cao
    Bio and photo forthcoming.
  • Xintong Han
    Bio and photo forthcoming.
  • Yu Jin
    Bio and photo forthcoming.
  • Zhe Wu
    Zhe Wu received his B.S. in Control Science and Engineering Department from Zhejiang University in 2010. He received his M.S. degree from the Department of Automation at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2013. In the fall of 2013, Wu began his Ph.D. candidacy in Electrial and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland. His research interests include computer vision, pattern recognition and machine learning.
  • Qifei Xu
    Bio and photo forthcoming.
  • Yantao Zhang
    Bio and photo forthcoming.
  • Ziyun Zhu
    Bio and photo forthcoming.
2012
  • Wentao Luan
    Wentao LuanWentao was born in 1990 in Shandong Province in China. He spent his childhood in Taian, the city where Mountain Tai is located, then moved to Weifang with his family. At age 18, he was enrolled by Shanghai Jiaotong University due to his perfect performance in the college entrance exam. From the passion of real world application in Jiaotong University, he chose Electrical and Computer Engineering as his major. After four years study, he got a good math and programming background and was admitted successfully to the Ph.D. program at the University of Maryland. From there, he has started his new career in the area of networking research.
  • Ren Mao
    Ren Mao is a Ph.D. student in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland. He graduated with his Masters degree in June 2012 and Bachelors degree in June 2010 from Shanghai Jiaotong University, China in electrical engineering. His research focus has been on multimedia application in communication systems and embedded systems design. During his master's study, he designed and implemented the Frame Rate Conversion System(FRC)  for HDTV which was accepted by National Engineering Research Center of Digital Television. He was awarded the Jimmy H.C. Lin Graduate Scholarship for Entrepreneurship in recognition of his outstanding academic records from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Professor Jimmy Lin's alma mater. (Photo forthcoming.)
  • Wan-Chen Wu
    Bio and photo forthcoming.
  • Yangyi Yao
    Bio and photo forthcoming.
2011
  • Faheng Zang
    Faheng Zhang Faheng received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), China in 2008 and 2011, respectively. His research focused on RF MEMS devices during his master's study in the 3D Non-silicon Micromachining Lab, Research Institute of Micro/Nano Science and Technology, SJTU. For another research project, he designed, conducted analysis, and simulation of a carbon nanotube (CNT) field emitter with focusing electrodes. He is pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland. He was awarded the Jimmy H. C. Lin Graduate Scholarship for Entrepreneurship in recognition of my outstanding academic records from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Professor Jimmy Lin's alma mater.
  • Xiangyang Liu
    Xiangyang LiuXiangyang is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland. In 2011, he graduated with a bachelor's degree in EEE at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, where he conducted research in the Biocomputing and Bioinformatics Laboratory. He expects to complete his Ph.D. studies at the University of Maryland in 2016. He was awarded the Jimmy H. C. Lin Graduate Scholarship for Entrepreneurship in recognition of his outstanding academic records from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Professor Jimmy Lin's alma mater.