PhD student Sujaya Maiyya invited to Rising Stars Workshop
By the College of Engineering
Two UC Santa Barbara scientists, Sujaya Maiyya and Shaimaa Azzam, are among the roughly 150 women nationwide who have been invited to the prestigious Rising Stars Workshop. The annual event unites outstanding electrical engineers and computer scientists who are interested in pursuing academic careers. Participants were selected based on their academic excellence, their interest in a faculty career, and their commitment to advancing equity and inclusion. Attendees will present their research, interact with faculty from top-tier universities, and receive advice for career advancement. MIT will host the annual EECS Rising Stars Workshop virtually October 14-15.