Diversity Scholarship Awarded to Nnamdi

ECE Ph.D. candidate Micky Nnamdi

ECE Ph.D. candidate Micky Nnamdi 

Micky Nnamdi has been selected to receive the 2022 Cadence’s Diversity in Technology Scholarship. Nnamdi is a graduate teaching assistant in the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and a member of the Bio-Medical Informatics and Bio-Imaging Laboratory directed by Professor May Wang in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Cadence Design Syst­ems, Inc. produces software, hardware and silicon structures for designing integrated circuits, systems on chips (SoCs) and printed circuit boards. The company’s Diversity in Technology Scholarship supports underrepresented groups in their pursuit of careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.

Nnamdi’s graduate research focuses on the intersection of bioinformatics, machine learning, and signal and image analysis with broad applications to clinical decision support. In addition to his Ph.D. research, Nnamdi serves as the African Graduate Students Connect (AGSC) vice president at Georgia Tech and is actively involved in organizing education and social events that are beneficial to all African graduate students.

Cadence scholarship winners are selected based on their impressive academic achievements, leadership, and drive to shape the world of technology. The scholarship works to build a culture that embraces inclusivity as well as diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas. All recipients of a Cadence scholarship currently pursuing a technology-related degree, such as computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, and electronic engineering, and came highly recommended by their professors and advisors.

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