Three EECS Faculty Receive Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Three EECS faculty were recently awarded the prestigious NSF CAREER award. 

Alexandru Bardas
February 2022. A prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award from the National Science Foundation will enable Alexandru Bardas, assistant professor in KU’s Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EECS), to investigate how to boost effectiveness of security operations centers (SOCs) — centralized facilities that deal with security issues and protect enterprise computer networks for private industry, academic institutions and government organizations. Full Article
Esam El-Araby
March 2020. Esam El-Araby, assistant professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, joined KU in 2015. He was awarded $550,351 from the NSF for his work in trying to make supercomputers more accessible to the scientists, engineers, mathematicians and other researchers who need to harness their data-processing power. Full Article
Cuncong Zhong
March 2020. Cuncong Zhong, assistant professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, came to KU in 2016. The NSF awarded him $722,398 for his efforts to develop new techniques to research and analyze microbes. Full Article