Dana Van Aken Wins 2016 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship
CMU DB Ph.D. student Dana Van Aken won a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship. Dana’s research is focused on using machine learning techniques for automatic database management system tuning and configuration.
NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program supports outstanding student researchers pursuing graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics who demonstrate the potential to have a significant impact in their fields. Almost 17,000 students applied for a total of 2,000 fellowships awarded nationwide.