ACO student Sadra Yazdanbod is one of the 39 recipients of a 2016 Google Fellowship for North America, Europe and the Middle East. Sadra's advisor is Vijay Vazirani and Sadra was one of the four winners in the area of Market Algorithms. The award is for two years with a possible extension to a third year.
Google created the PhD Fellowship program in 2009 to recognize and support outstanding graduate students doing exceptional research in Computer Science and related disciplines. Now in its eighth year, their fellowship program has supported hundreds of future faculty, industry researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs.