Daisong Zhang, a PhD student of Professor Yahya Rahmat-Samii’s group, received the Second Place in the 2018 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition Award for his paper entitled “A Novel Flexible Electro-textile 3T MRI RF Coil Array for Stroke Prevention: Design, Characterization and Prototyping,” presented at the USNC-URSI Conference, Boulder, Colorado, January 2018.

This conference is sponsored by the United States National Committee (USNC) for the International Union of Radio Science (URSI). The conference is also co-sponsored by The National Academies of Sciences-Engineering-Medicine and the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society and covers diverse topics of the ten commissions of URSI addressing all aspects of Radio Science.