Benjamin Moseley, assistant professor of computer science in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, has received an Academic Career Enabling (ACE) Award from Yahoo Labs.
Moseley was one of three recipients of the $10,000 unrestricted award given to promising first- and second-year faculty members conducting Yahoo-relevant academic research at research universities worldwide. The awards are designed to enhance their ability to begin productive research programs. Previous recipients have used the funds toward purchasing research-related hardware and software, as well as hiring students to work on research projects.
In August, Moseley was one of 113 recipients of a one-year, $31,854 Faculty Research Award from Google to design algorithms that would improve a computer's ability to efficiently mine "big data."
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