Richard T. Cheng Endowed Fellowship

Richard T. Cheng earned his M.S. in electrical engineering in 1969 and Ph.D. in computer science in 1971 from the University of Illinois. He was the founding chair of the Department of Computer Science at both Rochester Institute of Technology and Old Dominion University, and he was the founder and chairman of ECI Systems and Engineering, an information technology and integrated systems company that was headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He has established the Richard T. Cheng Fellowship to assist the department in recruiting and retaining exceptional graduate students. Learn more about his inspirations to give back.


2023-2024 Bhavana Bheem
2022-2023 Siru Ouyang
2021-2022 Dingyuan Cao
2020-2021 Jinghao Jia
2019-2020 Morgan Fong
2018-2019 Wei Qian
Peiye Zhuang
2017-2018 Rui Yang
2015-2016 Jung Eun Kim
Patrick Lin
Xiang Ren
2014-2015 Ashutosh Dhekne
Yihan Gao
Adam Vollrath
2013-2014 Yu Wu
Honglei Zhuang
2012-2013 Hsien-Chih Chang
2011-2012 Yu Lin
Minje Kim
2010-2011 Matthew Michelotti
2009-2010 Dae Hoon Park
2008-2009 Ian Endres
2007-2008 Bolin Ding
2006-2007 Yuntao Jia
2005-2006 Nana Arizumi
Swarup Sahoo
2004-2005 Benjamin Liebald
2003-2004 Chih-Wei Hsu
2002-2003 Chih-Wei Hsu
2001-2002 Ahmed A. Sobeih
2000-2001 Christopher J. Hughes