Ok, it’s from Tom Rondeau for while he was at VT. But it was a CR article carried in the local paper and Tom is from Lynchburg.
(link) Virginia Tech grad given doctoral award.
A Virginia Tech graduate from Jefferson Forest High School has been awarded one of the nation’s most prestigious honors for doctoral dissertations.
Thomas Rondeau received one of two Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards.
See the sidebar of the blog for a link to his dissertation (multi-objective genetic algorithms and learning in cognitive radio).