Congratulations to CS PhD student Rad Niazadeh and to IS PhD student Tauhidur Rahman for winning 2016 Google PhD Fellowships in Market Algorithms and Mobile Computing, respectively. 

Google created the PhD Fellowship Program in 2009 to recognize and support outstanding graduate students doing exceptional research in Computer Science and related disciplines. Now in its eighth year, the fellowship program has supported hundreds of future faculty, industry researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs.

http://googleresearch.blogspot.com/2016/03/announcing-2016-google-phd-fellows-for.html