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The LONI Institute, a distributed research collaborative among six Louisiana Optical
Network Initiative (LONI) sites, has awarded its
first graduate fellowship from each member university.
The graduate fellowship for Louisiana Tech was awarded to Mr. Gopi
Dathara, a Ph.D. in Engineering student.
He will work with his advisor Dr. Daniela Mainardi to conduct science and engineering
research using LONI’s advanced high performance
computing, and high-speed networks and distributed data archives.
Gopi was chosen based on his previous research excellence
and the potential to use LONI resources, receive future funding, and meet the LONI
Institute’s success metrics.
He will also receive a one-year stipend of $20,000. Fellows will seek external funding
to continue their research once their initial one-year terms end.
IfM Student Receives LONI Fellowship Award
for Louisiana Tech University
This item originally appeared in the January 1, 2008 issue of The News of the Infinitesimal,
at the Institute for Micromanufacturing at Louisiana Tech University
By Jeanette Futrell, Staff Writer