Yingying Fan awarded Nettie S. Autrey Fellowship

Award will support Fan’s continued research in biology-electronics hybrid systems.

Yingying Fan

Yingying Fan, a fifth year Ph.D. candidate in electrical and computer engineering (ECE), has received the Nettie S. Autrey Fellowship.

Fan works in ECE assistant professor Taiyun Chi’s Rice Integrated Systems and Electromagnetics (RISE) Lab, which focuses on integrated circuits and systems design for high-speed wireless communication, sensing, imaging, and health care. Her research focuses on developing biology-electronics hybrid systems. 

The Nettie S. Autrey Fellowship is given to an outstanding graduate student in a field of science in either Engineering or Natural Sciences. The $14,000 award supports continued graduate studies.

This award is one of three special endowed fellowships for continuing students at Rice University. These fellowships are given by departmental nomination once a year in the spring.