Melany Gutierrez Hernandez, a doctoral student and graduate research assistant in the College of Engineering & Computing  Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was recently selected as a 2021 GEM Fellow.

The National GEM Consortium is an organization of leading corporations, government laboratories, top universities, and top research institutions that enables qualified students from underrepresented communities to pursue graduate education in applied science and engineering.

GEM Fellowships provide a large network, financial support and expert knowledge to help ensure student success in competitive academic and professional environments.

“I’m very thankful and honored to have been chosen for the GEM Fellowship,” says Hernandez. “Not only is it prestigious, but the extensive system of universities and industries is a great resource.”

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