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Date: February 22, 1997

Hari Manoharan Recognized as Top Graduate Scholar

Princeton, N.J. -- Harindran "Hari" Chelvasekaran Manoharan will be recognized at today's Alumni Day ceremony as the recipient of the 1996-97 Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship. The Jacobus Fellowship is an honorific fellowship awarded by the Graduate School and conferred annually upon the graduate student who, in the judgment of the University faculty, displayed the highest scholarly excellence. In addition, Manoharan holds the Wallace Memorial Fellowship in Engineering in an honorary capacity.

Hari Manoharan received his undergraduate degree from Princeton in 1991. He earned a B.S.E. in electrical engineering and graduated with high honors. As an undergraduate, Manoharan received the Best Research Project award at the Sixth Undergraduate Institute on Contemporary Topics in Applied Physics by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Manoharan received his master's degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1992. Among his many honors, he has received the Department of Defense Graduate Fellowship, the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, and the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship, which he held prior to receiving the Jacobus.

He has co-authored more than 30 publications and has been an invited speaker at numerous conferences.