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Petros Drineas awarded School of Science's Emerging Researcher Award
May 3, 2007
Professor Petros Drineas has been awarded the School of Science's Emerging
Researcher Award. This award is given to a faculty or staff member who has
worked in the School of Science 3-6 years. Professor Drineas was chosen for
this award based on his many accomplishments during his four years in the
Computer Science Department, including:
- Published more than a dozen papers in top archival refereed journals,
including those sponsored by SIAM, ACM, and IEEE.
- Published more than 20 proceedings papers for high prestige conferences
including those sponsored by IEEE and ACM.
- Co-organized (with Gene Golub [NAE/NAS]) a major NSF-supported workshop
on massive data sets; co-wrote a conference review in widely read SIAM News.
- Served on the Organizing Committee of a SIAM Workshop on Bioinformatics.
- Presented invited colloquia at 16 prestigious universities and
organizations, including Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, Columbia, Stanford,
Michigan, Purdue, Yahoo!, IBM, and Sandia.
- Presented tutorials at three top conferences.
- Awarded a five-year NSF CAREER grant ($ 400 K), the top research grant
for young faculty.
- Co-PI (with two others) for a three-year NSF grant ($460 K).
- Served on the Program Committees of five important ACM conferences.
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