Outstanding International Student Award for
The 1998 local Outstanding International Student Award
was awarded to Tran Cao Son, a doctoral student from Vietnam.
Tran Son was one of the leaders of the team whose interval-using robot
won 1st place in the 1997 international robotic competition organized by the
American Association for Artifical Intelligence (AAAI).
This was a special year for this award because on April 25, 1998,
El Paso, the first city in what is now continental USA,
celebrated its 400th anniversary. Among other distinguished
speakers, Evgeny Evtushenko, the famous Russian poet,
spoke at the Awards ceremony.
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