November 14, 2008

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department held its inaugural Scholarship Banquet at the LSU Faculty Club on November 14, 2008. This dinner recognizes the outstanding scholars and supporters of the ECE Department and allows the donors to mingle with the students they assist.

The banquet was presided over by Dr. Jorge Aravena, Interim Department Chairman. Mr. John Scalzo, Instructor and ECE’s Undergraduate Advisor, presented the undergraduate scholarships while Dr. Ramachanran “Vaidy” Vaidyanathan, Associate Professor and Graduate Student Advisor, presented the graduate scholarship recipients.

Over 20 students, ranging from sophomores to graduate students, and nearly all ECE scholarship donors attended the banquet. The names of the students and the scholarships received are listed below along with photos from this year’s dinner.

Undergraduate Scholarships:

Les and Dot Broussard Scholarship

· Samia Rahman

Alden J. and Barbara S. Chauvin Scholarship

· Nicholas Marinello

Chevron Scholarship

· Omobayo Famoriyo

· Yunan Yuan

William H. and Tanya B. Ditto Memorial to Michel B. Voorhies, Marion B. Reed and Ambrose K. Ramsey Engineering Scholarship

· Gaynelle Brown

· John Harvey

· Edwin Lee

· Tien Luu

· Stanley Martin

· Zachary Morley

Robert G. Flory Scholarship

· Nicholas Rytlewski

Ourso and Jennifer Romine Scholarship

· Jonathan Smith


Graduate Scholarships:

James R. Lewis Scholarship

· Rama Krishna Daripally

· Lili Kong

· Lu Lu

· Rajkiran Ravula.

Jayanti and Suresh Rai Fellowship

· Pavani Gottipati

George Reymond Scholarship

· George Traian Amariucai

· Krishnendu Roy

· Hassan Salamy

· Qiang Yu

· Zhifeng Yun

Article by Peter Allain for the College of Engineering, 225-578-5706,


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