Computer Science Faculty Members honored with College of Engineering Faculty Awards

Publish Date: 05/12/2009

The Computer Science Department is proud to announce that two faculty members, Dr. Ali Butt and Dr. Adrian Sandu, were honored with a College of Engineering Faculty Award at the twelfth annual engineering faculty reception.


Dr. Ali Butt was the recipient of an Outstanding New Assistant Professor award. Ali joined the Computer Science Department in 2006 and is a member of the High-end Computing Systems and Network Research Group. He is also an NSF CAREER Award recipient for developing innovative storage techniques for emerging peta-scale computing platforms.

Dr. Adrian Sandu, an Associate Professor with the Computer Science Department was named an Engineering Faculty Fellow. This award carries a $5,000 account for three years to be used to support research. Adrian has several ongoing research projects, one of which is an NSF CAREER award to develop computational methods for the new generation of air quality models. The majority of Adrian’s research funding comes from highly competitive federal agencies like NSF, NASA, NOAA, and NIH.

Please see the associated College of Engineering News article for a complete listing of College of Engineering Faculty Award recipients.