Chaoyue Zhao, a fourth year Ph.D. student advised by Dr. Yongpei Guan, won the 2014 Outstanding Research Award from the UF Graduate Student Council for her outstanding research accomplishment on developing innovative stochastic optimization methods to integrate renewable energy into smart grid systems.
GSC offers awards for Outstanding Research by a graduate student, Outstanding Service by a graduate student, Outstanding Service by a faculty, and Outstanding Service by a staff. Chaoyue was the only graduate student recipient of the Outstanding Research Award in the entire university. She was honored on April 15 in Turlington Hall.
Ms. Chaoyue Zhao will graduate this Summer and join in the faculty at the Oklahoma State University as a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall.