REU-Related Awards

The following is a list of important awards received by our REU students.

Name of the award Recipient (Year attended our REU program) Comments
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (2013) Alla Dove (2012) Received her Master's degree in SE from UT El Paso in December 2014
UT Southwestern/UTD Green Fellowship (2019) Itzel Tapia (2018) Pursing her Master's degree in CS at UTD
National Graduate Education for Minorities (GEM) Fellowship (2019) Fayokemi Ojo (2017) Pursing her Master's degree in CS at University of Colorado
Bachelor's degree, Honors with Distinction (May 2013) Armand Halbert (2012) Bachelor's thesis title: Reducing the Cost of Safety Critical Software
(Received his Master's degree in CS from University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
Louis Stokes Mississippi Alliance for Minority Participation (LSMAMP) Senior Female Award (2010) LaShonda Bell (2009) Received her Bachelor's degree in CS from University of Southern Mississippi
Travel Award to attend the Peach State Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (PSLSAMP) Conference (2015) Jamelle Jaudon (2015) Poster title: The Impact of Software Safety on the Software Development Process at the Architectural Level
Travel Award to attend Association For Computer Educators in Texas (ACET) Conference (2016) Takeisha Moranza (2016) Poster title: Teaching Secure Coding Practices in Introductory Programming Courses
Undergraduate Research Scholar Award sponsored by UTD (2009) Manasa Guduru (2009) Received her Master's degree in CS from UTD in August 2011
Undergraduate Research Scholar Award sponsored by UTD (2012) Alfonso Lopez (2012) Received his Master's degree in CS from UTD in May 2014
NSF Travel Award to attend Grace Hopper Conference (2013) Melissa Lopez (2013) Poster title: Online Social Network Analysis
NSF Travel Award to attend Grace Hopper Conference (2014) Kristi Belcher (2014) Poster title: The Effects of Perceived Privacy and Security on Social Network Usage
UTD Travel Award to attend Grace Hopper Conference (2018) Tiffany Do (2018) Pursing her Doctoral degree at Central Florida University
UTD Travel Award to attend Grace Hopper Conference (2019) Alisha Tapiawala (2019) Received her Bachelor's degree in CS from UTD
Scholarship from Google for Conference Registration to attend Grace Hopper Conference (2020) Brionna Brown (2020) Pursing her Bachelor's degree at UTD
Scholarship from UTD for Conference Registration to attend Grace Hopper Conference (2020) Susana Cruz-Diaz (2020) Pursuing her Bachelor's degree at Florida International University
Scholarship from UTD for Conference Registration to attend Grace Hopper Conference (2020) Kathryn Donia (2020) Pursing her Bachelor's degree at UTD
Scholarship from UTD for Conference Registration to attend Grace Hopper Conference (2020) Professor Eric Wong (PI) In charge of the REU program at UTD
Travel Award to attend the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM (2012) Courtney James (2011) Poster title: Techniques for Analyzing Software Safety: An Approach to Quality Safety
Travel Award to attend the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM (2016) Jamelle Jaudon (2015) Poster title: The Impact of Software Safety on the Software Development Process at the Architectural Level
UTD Travel Award to attend Research Experiences for Undergraduates Symposium (2013) Andre Rosete (2013) Poster title: Extracting an Individual???s Social Preferences from Online Social Network Activity
UTD Travel Award to attend Research Experiences for Undergraduates Symposium (2014) Ingrid Soldevila (2014) Poster title: Recent Accidents: Investigating How Software Was Responsible
UTD Travel Award to attend Research Experiences for Undergraduates Symposium (2015) Rebecca Barsotti (2015) Poster title: Software Safety in the Machine Protection of the LHC: Its Significance and Evolution
UTD Travel Award to attend Research Experiences for Undergraduates Symposium (2016) Andrew Berry (2016) Poster title: Software Safety in Autonomous Cars: Emerging Research & Technology
UTD Travel Award to attend Research Experiences for Undergraduates Symposium (2017) Yegor Shea (2017) Poster title: Evaluation of ISO 26262: Analysis of Critical Issues in the Automotive Industry
UTD Travel Award to attend Research Experiences for Undergraduates Symposium (2018) Itzel Tapia (2018) Poster title: Ensuring Privacy in Connected Intelligent Transportation Systems
UTD Travel Award to attend Research Experiences for Undergraduates Symposium (2019) Jacob Charles Richard (2019), Josue Valdez (2019) Poster title: A Comparison in the Reliability between Traditional Machine Learning Techniques and Deep Learning in the Classification of Breast Cancer
UTD Travel Award to attend Research Experiences for Undergraduates Symposium (2021) (Online Symposium) Sheridan Ingram (2021), Shreya Soman (2021) Title: Integrating Functional Requirements and Safety Analysis for Detecting Faults in Safety-Critical Systems
Durrenberger Scholarship for Women in Science (2016) Kristi Belcher (2014) A Texas State University Scholarship for women scientists who have superior academic performance
UTD Undergraduate EXPO (2015) Kristi Belcher (2014) Presentation title: Social Network Analysis
UTD Undergraduate EXPO (2016) Kyle Eastin (2015) Presentation title: Software Safety in the Machine Protection of the LHC: Its Significance and Evolution