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EE PhD Student Mohammad Islam granted Elise Lindsay International Graduate Student award

Mohammad Islam with his awardThe Elise Lindsay International Graduate Student award honors a student who has exemplified talent, perseverance, courage, and a desire to make the world a better place through inclusion, research, teaching, care for others, or betterment of the university community. 

As an Electrical Engineering student, Mohammad Islam has fostered collaboration between multiple labs and has opened doors for future collaborations.  He is described as, “…an inspiration to fellow students,” and his “…superb research work provides inspiration to the undergraduates.”  As one nominator put it, “I am proud when I tell others that I know [him]; his successes, passion, and fervor towards his goals in life helps motivate others around him to accomplish their respective ambitions.”

Outside of the lab, Mohammad also takes time to serve members of the Greater Cleveland community.  He has worked with high school students doing summer research, mentored undergraduate and master’s students, and served as President of Golden Key Honors Society.  In addition, he is a founding member of the Bangladesh Student Association, which serves to welcome Bangladeshi students to CWRU and to help them adjust to life in Cleveland.  

 

You can see the full post and other winners here.