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Dr. Amit Sheth will be awarded the IEEE TCSVC Research Innovation Award 2020 in “recognition of his pioneering and enduring research, applications and adoption of distributed workflow processes and semantics in services computing.”
According to the award site, this award “recognizes one individual or one group of collaborators whose outstanding technical innovations in the field of services computing have had a lasting impact in advancing the theory and practice in the field. The contributions must have significantly influenced the direction of research and development of the field or transferred to practice in significant and innovative ways and/or enabled the development of commercial systems/products…”.
Dr. Chin-Tser Huang has received a research award from Clemson University/USDOT for his project titled "Modeling Impact of Weather Conditions on 5G Communication and Mitigation Measures on Control of Automated Intersections".
Dr. Csilla Farkas has received a research award from the National Security Agency (NSA) for her project "Context-Aware Data Security for the Internet of Things (IoT)". This is part of a joint research project with The Citadel.
Dr. Homay Valafar has received a research grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)/NIH for his part in the project titled "South Carolina IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (SC INBRE)". The press release: SC INBRE Receives $18.9 million award from the National Institutes of Health has more information on the project.
Dr. Srihari Nelakuditi (PI), Dr. Sanjib Sur (Co-PI), and their Co-PIs from Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Exercise Science have received a research award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their project titled "Acquisition of Omnipercipient Chamber for Gathering Ground Truth and Enabling Research on Smart and Connected Things".
We welcome Dr. Rasha Karakchi as a new Instructor for the CSE Department. She received her PhD in 2020 from UofSC. She will be teaching CSCE 240: Advanced Programming Techniques and CSCE 313: Embedded Systems this semester.