Thursday, February 26, 2015
TerraSwarm PI Alex Halderman Selected for Sloan Research Fellowship
TerraSwarm PI Alex Halderman was selected for a Sloan Research Fellowship by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for his work in the science of computer and network security with an emphasis on problems that broadly impact society and public policy. His research interests span software security, network security, data privacy, anonymity, electronic voting, censorship resistance, digital rights management, computer forensics, ethics, and cybercrime, as well as the interaction of technology with law, governmental regulation, and international affairs.
To read more about Professor Halderman’s research and this award, go to the University of Michigan CSE news announcement: http://www.eecs.umich.edu/eecs/about/articles/2015/Halderman-Sloan.html
Halderman was one of two University of Michigan professors and TerraSwarm PIs awarded the prestigious Sloan Fellowship in 2015. His colleague, Prabal Dutta, was also selected: http://www.eecs.umich.edu/eecs/about/articles/2015/Dutta-Sloan.html
Sloan Research Fellowships honor early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars. These two-year fellowships are awarded to 126 researchers in the US and Canada annually.