Graduate EE Student Wins CSU-Wide Competition, Engineering/Computer Science Division

May 03, 2010

EE Graduate student, Simeon Trieu, won 1st place in the Engineering and Computer Science-Graduate Level Division at the Twenty-Fourth Annual California State University Student Research Competition held at San Jose State University on April 30 - May 1, 2010.

This conference is held to promote excellence in undergraduate and graduate scholarly research and creative activity by recognizing outstanding student accomplishments throughout the twenty-three campuses of the California State University.

In the past few years, Simeon authored four 1st-author papers and coauthored five other papers during his MS studies in the EE department at Cal Poly. He also won an NSF Fellowship - East Asia Summer and Pacific Institutes Award - for novel research in photonic crystal LEDs, Summer 2009. He is founder and owner of Trieu Solutions, a small business serving IT infrastructure needs of medical offices for accounting and medical imaging (i.e.: CT, MRI, plain film x-ray) systems on the California central coast since 2007. He has been a photonics-area TA for the past 2-3 years and is currently enrolled in the Cal Poly MBA program.