Talented Fulbrighters ready to work at Florida Poly
The Florida Polytechnic University cohort for the 2022–2023 academic year. Clockwise from top left: Dr. Luis Alonso Zarate, professor at the University Polytechnic of Catalunya in Spain; Dr. Alex Frino, senior vice president at the University of Wollongong in Australia; Dr. Fernando González Fermoso, head scientist of the Spanish Research Council in Spain; Sophie Hayes, a Killam Fellow from the University of Prince Edward Island in Canada; Dr. Sesha Srinivasan, Florida Poly assistant professor; Tom Mann, a graduate awardee in engineering management from Germany; and Shane Holmes, a Florida Poly electrical engineering major and Killam Fellow.
Tuesday 26 July 2022
Lakeland, FL – Outstanding international students and researchers will arrive at Florida Polytechnic University in the 2022–2023 academic year to pursue their academic goals and advance research at the University as part of the United States’ Fulbright Program. A Florida Poly student and assistant professor also will travel abroad as part of the program.
Joining Florida Poly during the academic year as Fulbright chairs are Dr. Fernando González Fermoso, head scientist at the Spanish Research Council in Spain; Dr. Luis Alonso Zarate, professor at the University Polytechnic of Catalunya in Spain; and Professor Alex Frino, Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Innovation, Enterprise and External Relations) and Professor of Economics at the University of Wollongong.
Professor Frino will be working with scholars in the Cyber Security Department at Florida Polytechnic University and his research project will examine the impact of cyber attacks on listed companies in NATO countries.
Florida Poly will also welcome Tom Mann, a Fulbright graduate awardee from Germany studying engineering management, and Sophie Hayes, a student at the University of Prince Edward Island in Canada studying sustainable design engineering who will arrive on campus as a Killam Fellow. Florida Poly electrical engineering major Shane Holmes will study in Canada as a Killam Fellow. Dr. Sesha Srinivasan, assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Physics at the University, will work on a project at Institución Universitaria Pascual Bravo in Colombia as a Fulbright Specialist.
For more information on Florida Polytechnic University visit: https://floridapoly.edu/
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