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ISR alum Koushik Kar wins NSF CAREER Award


ISR alum Koushik Kar has won a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for "Local Information Based Distributed Optimization of Resources in Large-Scale Adhoc and Sensor Networks." Kar is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. This is a five-year, $409,939 award.

Kar earned a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering in 2002. His Ph.D. advisor was Leandros Tassiulas, who is currently an ISR research professor. Kar joined the RPI faculty in 2002.

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.

June 6, 2005


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