Auburn graduate student awarded Alabama Technology Foundation Scholarship

By Chris Anthony

Published: Mar 11, 2019 7:22:00 AM

From left: Renee Borg, executive director of the Alabama Technology Foundation, Pavani Ankireddy and Hari Narayanan, chair of the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering. From left: Renee Borg, executive director of the Alabama Technology Foundation, Pavani Ankireddy and Hari Narayanan, chair of the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering.

Pavani Ankireddy, a master’s student in computer science and software engineering, was recently announced as one of three winners of the Alabama Technology Foundation Scholarship.

Ankireddy is a project manager and data analyst at Auburn University’s RFID Lab. She earned her bachelor’s degree in computer science from India’s Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham before beginning her career as a software engineer at Infosys in 2014.

Ankireddy began her graduate studies at Auburn in 2017, working under the direction of Wei-Shinn (Jeff) Ku, professor of computer science and software engineering. After graduating, she plans to pursue a career in data and analytics.

The Alabama Technology Foundation is a nonprofit whose mission is to position Alabama as a leader in the information technology field. ATF works closely with Alabama higher education institutions, industry and government to develop skilled IT and engineering professionals.

Media Contact: Chris Anthony, chris.anthony@auburn.edu, 334.844.3447

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