Two Purdue research projects won awards at the 2015 University Aviation Association (UAA) Fall Education Conference in Snowbird, Utah.
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During the time period March-June 2012, the College of Technology received external funding that totaled $3,643,675.27.
For the entire 2011-12 fiscal year, external funding totaled $9,345,075.
Faculty who received funding between March and June (all are principal investigators unless otherwise noted) were:
Marcus Rogers, a professor in computer and information technology, and Kevin O’Connor, a graduate student in information technology, won awards from the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) in April 2012.
Rogers received a commemorative clock and a plaque for the 2012 Pillar Award for making exceptional efforts to support and grow CERIAS. Rogers contributed service above and beyond what was expected and excelled in research and education.
Cory Nguyen, a graduate student in computer and information technology, has received a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship. More than 3,000 people applied, but only 200 are chosen each year.
The NDSEG Fellowship is sponsored by the Department of Defense (DoD) and is intended to increase the number of U.S citizens and nationals specializing in science and engineering aimed at military applications. Nguyen received his fellowship in the area of computer and computational sciences for his research in cyber and information security.
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