Recent CS@VT alumni Rob Capra and Dong Li have received prestigious early career awards.
Rob Capra, an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science (SILS), received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2016 to support his research for the next five years on a project titled “Knowledge Representation and Re-Use for Exploratory and Collaborative Search.” Capra graduated with his Ph.D. in computer science in 2006 under the guidance of professor Manuel Perez. Read More
Dong Li, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Merced, also received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2016. Dong’s research focuses on high performance computing (HPC), and maintains a strong relevance to computer systems. Dong completed his Ph.D. in 2011 under the guidance of professor Kirk Cameron. Read More
Capra and Li join two other recent Ph.D. graduates of the department who have received prestigious early career awards.
Rong Ge, an Associate Professor in the School of Computing at Clemson University, received the NSF CAREER Award in 2015. Her research interests include parallel and distributed systems, energy-efficient computing, high performance computing, data intensive computing, and performance analysis and modeling. Rong graduated in 2007, also under the guidance of professor Kirk Cameron. Read More
Emil Constantinescu, an assistant computational mathematician in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division, received a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Early Career Research Program Award in 2014. His research focuses on predictive modeling of complex systems such as climate and the power grid. Emil completed his Ph.D. in 2008 under the guidance of professor Adrian Sandu. Read More