Dr. Anthony Ephremides to established the Jane Ephremides Distinguished Endowed Graduate Fellowship in May 2016 to support graduate fellowships in the field of Information Science and Systems in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the A. James Clark School of Engineering.
Jane Tsuchiyama Ephremides was born in 1946 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was educated at the University of Hawaii and subsequently at Syracuse University in business administration. She worked for the Federal Government, initially in the postal service and subsequently at the Environmental Protection Agency as budget analyst. She retired in 2003 and has engaged in a variety of activities since then. She married Prof. Anthony Ephremides in 1974. She enjoys a variety of activities, including fishing and fly-tying, cooking, and all sorts of outdoor and volunteer activities.