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UW’s Aaron Parks, Kyle Rector are 2015 North American Google PhD Fellows

anp-181x300Among the 15 2015 North American Google PhD Fellows announced to day are UW’s Aaron Parks and Kyle Rector.

Aaron, a Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering, works with CSE and EE professor Josh Smith on the design of ultra-low-power hardware and software systems, and RF energy harvesting for ubiquitous computing applications.

Kyle, a Ph.D. student in CSE, works with HCDE professor (and CSE affiliate professor) Julie Kientz and CSE professor Richard Ladner on research at the intersection of human-computer interaction and accessibility, such as designing accessible exergames for people who are blind or low-vision.

Congratulations to Aaron and Kyle, and thanks to Google! Read the Google announcement here.