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Congratulations Karl Strecker for receiving the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering is proud to announce that Mr. Karl Strecker has received the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.


As found on the NSF web page (, “The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. “


“Fellows share in the prestige and opportunities that become available when they are selected. Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees (paid to the institution), opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose.”


Mr. Strecker received his BSEE from OSU in spring 2018 and has chosen to continue his graduate studies in the ECE department under the guidance of Prof. John O’Hara, ECE assistant professor. He and Professor O’Hara are researching next generation, advanced communication technologies that utilize THz electromagnetic waves ( The School offers its wholehearted congratulations to Karl!