Julian Lu has been selected to receive a Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship for 2018-2019. Julian is working with Prof. Moulinath Banerjee and Visiting Prof. George Michailidis on his dissertation. The fellowship supports outstanding doctoral students who have achieved candidacy and are actively working on dissertation research and writing.
The Rackham Predoctoral Fellowships are one of the most prestigious awards given to graduate students by the Rackham Graduate School. Those selected for this 12 month fellowship have advanced to candidacy and are anticipating finishing their Ph.D. within six years of beginning their studies. The award takes into consideration professional papers and presentations, publications, honors and academic standing. An important part of the application process is the submission of the dissertation abstract, a dissertation statement, and letters of recommendation from faculty. Congratulations, Julian!