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Koerner Family Fellowship

Sponsored by Robert M and Paula W. Koerner (along with children, Michael R. Koerner, George R. Koerner, and Pauline B. Koerner), the Koerner Family Fellowships are awarded to one graduate student per year in each of Drexel’s College of Engineering Departments. In order to qualify for the fellowship, each student must have successfully passed his/her doctoral candidacy exam, be a citizen of the USA and express an interest in a teaching and/or research position at an institution of higher education upon graduation. This fellowship began in the 2001-2002 academic year.

2009 Computer Science Fellows

Louis Kratz
Louis Kratz image Louis is a fourth year Ph.D. candidate at Drexel University working with CS Professor Dr. Ko Nishino. His research interests include interactive systems, machine learning and computer vision with a specific focus on video analysis. In addition to his scientific endeavors, Louis is interested in applying computer science principles to community outreach activities, specifically with regards to early education.

Sunny Wong
Sunny Wong image Sunny is a Ph.D. candidate, working with CS Assistant Professor Dr. Yuanfang Cai. His research focuses on automated analysis of software design and architecture, with emphasis on assessing the ability of designs to support distributed developers working concurrently. In 2008, Wong received the Outstanding Graduate Research Award for his work with Dr. Cai. He is currently president of Drexel University’s student chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the International Honor Society for computing sciences.