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April 8, 2009

DTC faculty member Mohamed Mokbel receives grant

Mohamed MokbelPROFESSOR MOHAMED MOKBEL has received an unrestricted research grant of $20,000 from Microsoft Research. The funding will "facilitate and foster collaboration" between the University of Minnesota and Microsoft Research. Professor Mohamed Mokbel's grant will extend support his for research into the integration of database management systems and solid state storage systems as well as knowledge acquisition from large scientific databases.

Professor Mokbel is a professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering and a member of the DTC Intelligent Storage Consortium (DISC) faculty. He has worked at Microsoft Research in the summers recently with Dr. David Lomet.