SRI International researcher Parijat Bhatnagar, Ph.D., has been named a winner of the 2019 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award
(YFA) for his project Electromagnetically Regulated Cellular Medicines.
Taylor Award for Distinguished Research, the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), National Academy of Science (NAS) Kavli Frontiers Fellow, Extreme Mechanics Letters (EML) Young Investigator Award, SPIE Nanoengineering Pioneer Award, NIH Director's New Innovator Award, Graduate Mentoring Award in Engineering, DARPA Young Faculty Award
, National Academy of Engineering (NAE)--Frontiers of Engineering, Technology Review TR35 Young Innovator Under 35, DuPontYoung Investigator Award, American Asthma Foundation Early Excellence Award, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Award, and the Intelligence Community (IC) Young Investigator Award.
The project is being called "Blending Crowdsourcing with Automation for Fast, Cheap and Accurate Analysis of Spontaneous Speech," and Lease will receive $300,000 in all from the government to work on it after winning a 2012 Young Faculty Award
from Darpa last year.
WORCESTER - Xinming Huang, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, has received a $150,000 Young Faculty Award
from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, a Department of Defense organization which funds high-risk research.
He has received the DuPont Young Faculty Award
(1981), the Alumni Award for Excellence in Research (1991), the Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching (1998), and the Dean's Award for Research Excellence (2002).
Jan Boll, assistant professor in the biological and agricultural engineering department of the University of Idaho (UI), was recently selected for the Outstanding Young Faculty Award
for the College of Engineering.
DARPA s Young Faculty Award
(YFA) program supports that goal by helping promising tenure-track faculty members better understand the federal research and development process generally and Department of Defense (DoD) and national security research needs in particular.
Gill is one of the academic researchers who received funding through DARPA's Young Faculty Awards
Further, steps such as outstanding young faculty awards
, appointment of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) to permanent faculty positions have been taken.