Mountaineer, Explorer and Howard Professor
Newly minted CSE Ph.D. Jeremy Blackstone (’21) has trekked back to his undergraduate roots at Howard University, this time as a professor. Before that journey, he was part of CSE Professor Ryan Kastner’s research group and a member of the Engineers for Exploration (E4E).
2020 ACM India Outstanding Contributions in Computing by a Woman Award
Ranjita Bhagwan (Ph.D. ’10) was honored with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)’s inaugural 2020 ACM India Outstanding Contributions in Computing by a Woman Award. The award recognizes women professionals who have made fundamental contributions to computing in India.
PKC Test of Time Award
Alexandra Boldyreva, a professor at Georgia Tech, has won a PKC Test of Time Award for work she completed as a CSE PhD student in 2003.
CRYPTO 2020 Award
Joseph Jaeger (Ph.D. ’19) captures CRYPTO 2020 Award for the Best Paper by Early Career Researchers Award.
Distinguished Paper Awards at the Usenix Security Symposium
Tom Ristenpart (Ph.D. ’10), an associate professor at Cornell Tech, was honored with two distinguished paper awards at the Usenix Security Symposium.
Facebook Reality Labs Research
Angelique Taylor (Ph.D. ’21) is a Visiting Research Scientist at Facebook Reality Labs Research and will start her appointment as assistant professor at Cornell University in summer 2022.
European Research Council
Didem Unat (Ph.D. ’12), now an assistant professor at Koc University in Turkey, was awarded a prestigious €1.5 million European Research Council Starting Grant for her project BeyondMoore: Pioneering a New Path in Parallel Programming Beyond Moore’s Law.