Clark School Home UMD
ECE

News Story

Qu Receives Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Research Award

Qu Receives Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Research Award

Gang Qu
Gang Qu

Assistant Professor Dr. Gang Qu (ECE/UMIACS) has won a Trustworthy Computing (TWC) Curriculum RFP award from Microsoft Research. Dr. Qu received a $50,000 cash award for his winning project titled "A Multidisciplinary and Integrated Approach to Raise the Global Awareness of Trustworthy Computing.” This award will enable Qu to conduct research and curriculum development that integrates security, privacy, reliability, and business integrity.

A new upper level undergraduate course titled "Introduction to Trustworthy Computing" will be offered by Qu in Spring 2006. The new course will have deep computer science and engineering content, but will also include business case studies and analysis, guest speakers from social science and industry, a seminar series associated with the course, and a column in the school paper on Trustworthy Computing topics. The class will conduct campus-wide surveys to test the success of the project and raise the publicity and visibility of trustworthy computing. The course materials will be made available to the public both at the Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance Curriculum Repository and the National Information Assurance Training and Education Center.

Dr. Qu’s was one of fifteen Trustworthy Computing Curriculum RFP awards presented by Microsoft Research. Award criteria for this competitive program included the creation of a new course or series of courses designed to introduce students to all four areas of trustworthy computing: security, privacy, reliability, and business integrity.

For additional information, visit: http://research.microsoft.com/ur/us/twc/.

June 28, 2005


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Three UMD Undergraduates Win Top Prize at LAHacks

What a haul!

Mayergoyz Main Speaker at Weierstrass Institute Workshop

UMD-Designed WaterShed to Open at Pepco Sustainability Center Dedication

Alumnus and Whiting-Turner CEO Regan to Speak at Spring Commencement

UMD neuroscience researchers publish in the journal Neuron

Smithsonian Secretary Clough To Deliver Special Lecture at UMD

UMD Hosts Inaugural Bitcamp Hackathon

News Resources

Return to Newsroom
Search News
Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk
Faculty Experts