Ahmed Kord

PhD Candidate, the University of Texas at Austin

UT Austin

  1. Douglas Wilson Fellowship Award in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin (2018).
  2. IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) Graduate Fellowship Award (2018).
  3. First Place Award in the Student Design Contest on Magnetless Parametric Circulators at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium (2017).
  4. First Place Award in the Student Poster Competition at the IEEE Texas Symposium on Wireless Microwave Circuits and Systems (2017).
  5. Graduate Dean’s Fellowship Award from the University of Texas at Austin (2016).
  6. Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QInF) Award (2016).
  7. IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Doctoral Research Award (2016).
  8. IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) PhD Student Sponsorship Initiative Award (2015).
  9. First Place Award in the Texas Instruments Outstanding Student Designer Contest in the EE 338L/382M Analog IC Class at the University of Texas at Austin (2014).

Cairo University

  1. Travel Grant Award from Cairo University to attend the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium (2013).
  2. Graduate Fellowship Award in Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering from Cairo University for being among the top 1% of my class (2012).
  3. First Place Award in Tarek Gamal Eldin’s Competition on Analog IC Design at Cairo University (2011).
  4. Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education Undergraduate Excellence Award (2006-2011).

Other Awards

  1. Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Fellowship Award from the University of California at Irvine (2014, respectfully declined).
  2. Provost PhD Fellowship Award from the University of California at Irvine for being selected among the top 5% of admitted graduate students in all disciplines (2014, respectfully declined).