6 receive 2009 NSF CAREER Awards

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Six UB scientists and engineers have won 2009 National Science Foundation CAREER awards, the foundation’s most prestigious award for junior investigators that recognizes and supports the early career-development activities of teacher-scholars “who are most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century.”

Faculty who received the awards—members of the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences—join 16 UB faculty members who have active CAREER awards.

“This year’s round of CAREER award-winners demonstrates that UB’s junior professors are at the forefront of advancing innovative research and technologies that can improve the quality of life in the future,” says Jorge V. José, vice president for research. “From developing more efficient, wireless networks and superconducting nanostructures to more effective delivery of drugs and powerful machine vision systems, these CAREER award-winners demonstrate the power of the UB 2020 vision and its strategic strengths.”

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