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Bian Receives Barbour Fellowship


Shiyao (Sherry) Bian has been selected to receive the Barbour Scholarship from the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies ( ).

Bian’s dissertation co-chairs are ME Professor Steve Ceccio and Aerospace Engineering Professor and Department Chair James Driscoll.

According to Rackham’s web site, the Barbour Scholarship was established to recognized “women of the highest academic and professional caliber” who are citizens of particular Eastern countries. The purpose of the scholarship is “to train young women in modern science, medicine, mathematics and other specialties critical to the development of their native lands.”

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