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EECS duo earns prestigious campus accolades

Wiesman poses with a woman in a floral dress and his award.

Seth Wiesman won the MU Distinguished Masters Thesis Award, beating out all other masters theses on campus for the accolade. Photo courtesy of Jeff Uhlmann.

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department graduate students Seth Wiesman and Brittany Morago were honored recently with distinguished thesis and dissertation awards from the University of Missouri.

Wiesman earned top honors, winning the MU Distinguished Masters Thesis Award, beating out all other masters theses on campus for the accolade. Wiesman’s adviser is Associate Professor Jeff Uhlmann.

Morago, meanwhile, was selected for the MU Distinguished Dissertation Award in the Mathematics, Physical Science and Engineering Category. Morago, now an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, was advised by Associate Professor Ye Duan.

The Distinguished Thesis and Dissertation Awards are given out annually to laud terrific scholastic and research achievements at the masters and doctoral levels, respectively. Each department on campus offering graduate programs may nominate one thesis and one dissertation for consideration.