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Bhardwaj wins Louise B. Vetter Award

Considered a "best of the best" academic achievement, Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD candidate and Presidential Fellowship Scholar Shubhendu Bhardwaj was named among just two winners of the 2016 Louis B. Vetter Award.

Sponsored by The Ohio State University chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, via the Graduate School, the award recognizes excellence in research. Winners are selected from a pool of Graduate School Presidential Fellows forwarded to Phi Kappa Phi for consideration.

Bhardwaj receives a $1,500 cash prize and an invitation to Phi Kappa Phi’s annual recognition and initiation ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 2, noon to 2 p.m., in the Ohio Union Cartoon Room.

Bhardwaj is a PhD candidate and graduate research associate at the ElectroScience Lab. He is advised by professors John Volakis and Siddharth Rajan. His research areas include electromagnetics and multi-physical modeling, HEMT modeling for terahertz operation, antenna guiding and slow-wave structure designs, as well as plasmon electronics in 2D electron-gas systems.