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Alumna Yan Sun Wins NSF CAREER Award

Alumna Yan Sun Wins NSF CAREER Award

Yan Sun
Yan Sun

ECE Ph.D. alumna Yan Lindsay Sun '04, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Rhode Island, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. Dr. Sun, a former advisee of Professor K. J. Ray Liu (ECE/ISR), received the honor for her research initiative, titled "Building Trust in Distributed Networks: Theories, Architecture and Applications."

The goal of her research is to improve network security and performance by developing a system-wide trust infrastructure. This project has several major components: an architectural design, a formal methodology for trust establishment, case studies, graduate and undergraduate education, and outreach to the community at large.

The NSF CAREER program fosters the career development of outstanding junior faculty, combining the support of research and education of the highest quality and in the broadest sense. Learn more at: http://www.nsf.gov/career.

January 25, 2007


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