Recognitions

9/12/16
Assistant Professor Steve Ko and colleague Mohammad Husain (Cal Poly, Pomona) won a $130K NSF Division of Graduate Education (DGE) award for their project titled, "EAGER: Collaborative Research: S^2 Lab: Educational Platform and Resource for Smartphone Security."
9/12/16
Assistant Professor Shi Li has a paper in each of the top three theory/algorithms conferences in 2016: STOC 2016, FOCS 2016, and SODA 2016.
9/12/16
Assistant Professors Steve Ko and Karthik Dantu won a $472K NSF Computer and Network Systems (CNS)  award for their project titled, "CSR: Small: Project T: Enabling Open Innovation in Mobile Platforms through API Virtualization."
9/12/16
Professor Shambhu Upadhyaya and Hayreddin Ceker (PhD Candidate '17) received the Best Poster Award at the 8th IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems (BTAS), Niagara Falls, NY, September 6th - 9th 2016.
9/12/16
A team led by SUNY Distinguished Professor Aidong Zhang won the Best Paper Award at the 2016 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2016), San Francisco, CA, August 18-21, 2016.
9/9/16
VP for Research and Economic Development Venu Govindaraju, leading an all-UB research team, has won a NSF Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBs)  award valued at almost $3M over four years.
8/16/16
Jaric Zola and Tevfik Kosar have won a UB IMPACT award that will provide seed funding for their project titled, 'OneBioStore: Distributed smart storage and scalable algorithms for collaborative biomedical discovery'.
8/15/16
Oliver Kennedy, Geoff Challen, and Luke Ziarek received an NSF planning grant for their project titled, "CI-P: Planning for a Community Infrastructure to Enable Pocket-Scale Data Management Research."
7/25/16
Assistant Professors Oliver Kennedy and Luke Ziarek won an NSF SMALL Award ($494k) for their work on Just-in-Time Data Structures. This funding will support Saurav Singhi (PhD Candidate) and an as-yet unknown PhD student who will start a year from now.
7/25/16
Assistant Professor Aziz Mohaisen has received an NSF EAGER award of $125k to work on understanding the attack vector of privacy-enhancing technologies. The work is a collaborative effort with Guevara Noubir of Northeastern University. The award will support Jeman Park, a PhD student starting this fall.