Soheil Benezhad and Yuan Su awarded Google Ph.D. Fellowships

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Soheil Behnezhad Yuan Su have been awarded Google Ph.D. Fellowships for 2019.  

Soheil Behnezhad is advised by Professor Mohammad Taghi Hajiaghayi and researches the design and analysis of algorithms. He is particularly interested in algorithms for processing large-scale graphs in parallel/distributed, streaming, and stochastic settings. He is also interested in algorithmic game theory. He has recently published papers in Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA)  and and Symposium on Parallelism in Algorthims and Architectures (SPAA).  

Yuan Su is advised by Professor Andrew Childs. Su's research interests are in Quantifum Computing. He has recently published papers in the areas of quantum computation and product formulas in quantum simulation.  His work has been published in Quantum, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and Cognitive Neurodynamics.

About Behezhad, Su, and the other recipients of this year's awards, Google writes: 

"Google is pleased to announce the recipients of the Google PhD Fellowships for 2019. These awards have been presented to exemplary PhD students in computer science and related disciplines. We have given these students unique fellowships to acknowledge their contributions to their areas of specialty and provide funding for their education and research. We look forward to working closely with them as they continue to become leaders in their respective fields."

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