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August 18, 2008

Eight Faculty Receive 2008 IBM Faculty Awards

The NC State Department of Computer Science is very proud to announce that eight members of its faculty have been selected to receive 2008 IBM Faculty Awards totaling over $250,000.

Winners of these highly competitive and selective awards include:

Dr. Annie Antón - professor of computer science, with an award of $23,000
Dr. Kemafor Anyanwu - assistant professor of computer science, with an award of $40,000
Dr. Vince Freeh - associate professor of computer science, with an award of $40,000
Dr. Helen Gu - assistant professor of computer science, with an award of $30,000
Dr. Christopher Healey - associate professor of computer science, with an award of $20,000
Dr. Steffen Heber - assistant professor of computer science, with an award of $40,000
Dr. Laurie Williams - associate professor of computer science, with an award of $20,000
Dr. Tao Xie - assistant professor of computer science, with an award of $20,000

IBM Faculty Awards recognize outstanding faculty achievement and are renewable annually. But in keeping with the competitive spirit of the program, renewal nominations must be submitted and supported by an IBM technical sponsor and evaluated in the same process and criteria as the first award.

IBM is a valued Super ePartner with the department and is actively collaborating with our faculty and students on numerous programs and initiatives. NC State University is one of IBM’s top suppliers of new graduate talent, worldwide.

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