Robert Escriva was selected as one of two recipients of the VMWare Graduate Fellowship for 2012/13. The new VMware Graduate Fellowships are awarded to outstanding students pursuing research related to VMware's business interests. A small number of academic departments are invited to nominate up to two of their Ph.D. candidates for consideration, and a total of two awards will be granted. The fellowship includes a cash award to cover tuition and stipend for 12 months.