EECS graduate students recognized for outstanding peer mentorship

EECS Ph.D. students Myoungseok Kim and Federico Mora Rocha have won Outstanding Graduate Student Peer Mentor Awards.

Conferred by The Graduate Assembly, the awards recognize commitment to helping fellow students succeed and exemplifying the university’s core values of effective mentoring. Recipients are nominated by faculty colleagues and peers.

Kim’s primary research interests include structural DNA nanotechnology and topics of biophysics. Kim recently received the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Student Leadership.

Rocha’s primary research interests include automated reasoning, programming language theory, and formal methods. Rocha was previously awarded the EECS Outstanding TA Award in May 2023.

Kim and Rocha, along with Professor Lisa Yan, who recently won the Oustanding Mentorship of GSI’s Award, will be honored at an Alumni House ceremony on April 17.