VIP Success Stories

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Eliesse HiharaM.S. student, University of Southern California

Eliesse Hihara joined a VIP team as a freshman student, eventually becoming the team’s project manager. Find out more about what she valued about her VIP experience in her success story.
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George ZhangSoftware Engineer, Apple

George Zhang authored and presented at the IEEE Microwave Symposium as a VIP student. His VIP experience also helped him earn a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Find out more about George’s journey as a VIP student.
Dr. Evan Kawamura

Dr. Evan KawamuraComputer Engineer, NASA Ames Research Center

Dr. Evan Kawamura has participated in VIP as an undergraduate and PhD student. Find out more about what he enjoyed about his extensive experience in the VIP Program.