ECE Students Awarded in 2022 Spring Graduate Research Symposium

March 31, 2022

Four Mississippi State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering students received awards at the 2022 Spring Graduate Research Symposium.

Graduate Research Symposium, which is a collaboration from The Graduate School and the Graduate Student Association, allows students to showcase their research in a series of poster and oral presentations.

ECE Graduate Research Symposium Winners:

PhD Poster Presentations in Agriculture and Life Sciences
First Place: Timothy Sellers
Title: Crop Field Path Planning for Autonomous Tractor System with Obstacle Fusion
Major Professor: Dr. Chaomin Luo







PhD Poster Presentations in Engineering
First Place: Tingjun Lei
Title: Biologically inspired Autonomous Robot Navigation with Adaptive Speed Paradigm
Major Professor: Dr. Chaomin Luo







PhD Poster Presentations in Engineering
Second Place: Chiranjibi Shah
Title: Enhanced TabNet: Attentive Interpretable Tabular Learning for Hyperspectral Image Classification
Major Professor: Dr. Jenny Du




Studio Portrait of Akansha Jain (photo by Robby Lozano / © Mississippi State University)

PhD Oral Presentations in Engineering
Third Place: Akansha Jain
Title: Reducing the Impact of Plug-in Electric Vehicles on Distribution Transformers
Major Professor: Dr. Masoud Karimi








More information about this year’s symposium and its participants is available on the symposium’s website.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Mississippi State University consists of 27 faculty members (including 6 endowed professors), 7 professional staff, and over 700 undergraduate and graduate students with approximately 100 being at the Ph.D. level. With research expenditure of the department in excess of $11.94 million, the department houses the largest High Voltage Laboratory among North American universities. For more detailed information on the department, please visit our website