Liliana Pasquale, PhD student in PhD Program in Information Technology of the Politecnico di Milano, won the IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Award, in 2010 the only one who won this award in Italy.
Eng. Pasquale works at DEI with the DEpendable Evolvable Pervasive Software Engineering (DEEP-SE) group under the supervision of Prof. Luciano Baresi.
The IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Award Program is an intensely competitive worldwide program, which honors exceptional Ph.D. students who have an interest in solving problems that are important to IBM and fundamental to innovation in many academic disciplines and areas of study. These include: computer science and engineering, electrical and mechanical engineering, physical sciences (including chemistry, material sciences, and physics), mathematical sciences (including optimization), business sciences (including financial services, communication, and learning/knowledge), and service science, management, and engineering (SSME).
More information is available at http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/university/phdfellowship/