Helmut Veith Stipend recipient (2019 call) announced

It is our pleasure to announce the recipient of the Helmut Veith Stipend for the Female Master’s Students in Computer Science, submission period November 2019. The scholarship is awarded to Daniela Martinez Duarte, who is planning to attend the TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology) in Spring 2021. Daniela Martinez Duarte holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronic engineering from Javeriana University in Cali, Colombia. 

Ms Martinez Duarte graduated in 2019, with an award for academic excellence recognizing her outstanding score at the Colombian State Examination of the Quality of Higher Education (Saber pro). In 2016 she received a scholarship by the DAAD for an exchange semester at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and for a subsequent internship. She participated and took the 4th place in the group competition for the generation of open-data-based solutions to “citizen security” challenges organized by the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Helmut Veith Stipend

The Helmut Veith Stipend is awarded annually to motivated female students in the field of computer science who pursue (or plan to pursue) one of the master’s programs in Computer Science at TU Wien taught in English.

The recipients of the Helmut Veith Stipend receive a grant of 6000 EUR annually for a duration of up to two years and a waiver of all tuition fees at TU Wien. The annually awarded scholarship is funded by TU Wien, the Wolfgang Pauli Institute, and by the Friends and Family of the later Helmut Veith.

The Helmut Veith Stipend is dedicated to the memory of an outstanding computer scientist who worked in the fields of logic in computer science, computer-aided verification, software engineering, and computer security. Helmut Veith, who tragically passed away in March 2016, was a strong advocate and mentor for women in computer science.

Find out more about the Helmut Veith Stipend. (Annual deadline is November 30).

The list of the recipients of the Helmut Veith Stipend is to be found here.

 

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