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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


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