ThangPhamThang Q. Pham, an ECE Ph.D. student, is a Marshall Plan Scholarship Recipient. The Marshall Plan Scholarship program is funded by the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation.  This foundation supports cooperation in research projects between Austrian and American universities and academics.


Thang will spend 6 months (February – August 2018) at the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) in Austria.  He will conduct research in the Electric Drive and Machine Institute at TU Graz lead by Univ.-Prov. Dr.-Ing. Annette Mütze. The research project is a collaborative effort between Annette Mütze and Shanelle N. Foster, assistant professor of the ECE department, on the magnetic characterization of 3D printed electrical steels.