Clark School Home UMD
ECE

ECE News Story

ECE Alumnus Koushik Kar Selected for NSF CAREER Award

ECE Alumnus Koushik Kar Selected for NSF CAREER Award

Koushik Kar
Koushik Kar

ECE alumnus Koushik Kar has been awarded a Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Kar currently serves as assistant professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The five-year, $409,939 grant will allow Kar to continue his research aimed at improving the flow of information through large-scale wireless sensor networks.

Kar earned both a master’s in electrical engineering in 1999 and a doctorate in electrical and computer engineering in 2002 at the University of Maryland. He went on to join the Rensselaer faculty in 2002.

The NSF CAREER Award recognizes talented young faculty at the beginning of their careers. It is one of NSF's most competitive and prestigious awards.

May 19, 2005


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Alumnus Aswin Sankaranarayanan Wins Excellence in Teaching Award at Carnegie Mellon University

Alum Domenic Forte receives NSF CAREER Award

Danny Kim Named MWC/ARCS Lockheed Martin Scholar to Continue Research into Malware Mitigation Technology 

Alumnus Profile: Christopher T. Jones

MC2 Faculty, Students Have Four Papers Accepted to the IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy

Innovative ECE Students Pitch Their Businesses at the 2017 EIP Terp Tank Competition

Peter Kofinas Will Serve as Next Chair of ChBE

Liangbing Hu Wins NANOLetters Young Investigator Award

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts