Ms. Ioana Sevcenco recipient of NSERC's prestigious Alexander Graham Bell Award

Ioana Sevcenco
Ms. Ioana Sevcenco

May 20, 2014 - Ms. Ioana Sevcenco won the prestigious NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship Award. The award represents a $35,000/year prize for a period of 2 years. Ioana received a M.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of Bucharest. Her curiosity to see practical applications of Math in signal processing led her to complete a M.A.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at UVic, working under the supervision of Dr. Panajotis Agathoklis. Since January 2012, Ioana is pursuing a PhD in the same department. Currently, Ioana is working on signal processing in the gradient domain, with applications in image and video editing, panoramic imaging, adaptive optics, and vision correction. In addition to the NSERC award, Ioana also received the departmental graduate teaching award and a University of Victoria graduate award in 2013, and two fellowship awards in 2012 and 2010 respectively.