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05/31/94

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Senior Yeh named Churchill Scholar

STANFORD -- Edmund Yeh, a Stanford University senior majoring in electrical engineering, is one of 10 American students to have been awarded a Churchill Scholarship for graduate study in England. The scholarship will enable Yeh to study engineering for one year at Churchill College, Cambridge University.

The Churchill Scholarships recognize outstanding achievement in the fields of mathematics, engineering and the sciences. Recipients are selected on the basis of Graduate Record Examination scores, academic record, research expe rience and a personal statement.

Yeh received a $20,000 scholarship, and will spend his year at Cambridge doing research with a graduate adviser in the field of image processing. After his fellowship is over, he plans to pursue a doctorate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Yeh is a native of Shanghai, China. His family lives in Houston, Texas.

The Churchill Scholarship is funded by the Winston Churchill Foundation in New York.

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