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Poovendran Promoted to Full Professor at Univ. of Washington

Poovendran Promoted to Full Professor at Univ. of Washington

Dr. Radha Poovendran, Ph.D. ‘99
Dr. Radha Poovendran, Ph.D. ‘99

Alumnus Radha Poovendran (ECE/ISR), Ph.D. ‘99, Electrical Engineering, has been promoted to full professor by the University of Washington's Electrical Engineering Department.

Prof. Poovendran research interests focus on communications, network security, and cryptography. Professor Poovendran is the Founding Director of the Network Security Lab (NSL). He is also a founding member and the Associate Director for Research at the University of Washington Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity.

Prof. Poovendran has won several awards and honors, including a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in 2005. During his time at the University of Maryland, Poovendran's Ph.D. advisor was Professor John Baras (ECE/ISR).

“I continue to be very much impressed and proud with Radha’s accomplishments and excellent reputation," said Prof. Baras. "He has become a leading and innovative researcher in network security. His promotion to Full Professor is a very well deserved recognition. My warmest congratulations!”

September 9, 2010


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