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February 20, 2009

DTC faculty member Tian He receives CAREER Award

Tian HeTian He

THE DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY CENTER is proud to announce that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Assistant Professor Tian He the CAREER Award in support of his project "Energy Synchronized Computing in Sustainable Sensor Networks." The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.

Assistant Professor He specializes in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN), an emerging technology with many long-term applications such as habitat monitoring, microclimate study, and structural integrity analysis, among others. In addition to this CAREER Award, Assistant Professor He has received a number of research awards including three best paper awards (MASS 2008, MSN 2006 and SASN 2006). Dr. He is also the recipient of McKnight Land-Grant Professorship. Dr. He has served many program chair positions for international conferences and currently serves as an editorial board member for four international journals including ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks.

Dr. He is the 18th CSE department recipient of this prestigious award.