Clark School Home UMD

ISR News Story

Poovendran Promoted to Full Professor at Univ. of Washington

Dr. Radha Poovendran, Ph.D. ‘99
Dr. Radha Poovendran, Ph.D. ‘99

Alumnus Radha Poovendran (ECE/ISR), Ph.D. ‘99, Electrical Engineering, has been promoted to full professor by the University of Washington's Electrical Engineering Department.

Prof. Poovendran research interests focus on communications, network security, and cryptography. Professor Poovendran is the Founding Director of the Network Security Lab (NSL). He is also a founding member and the Associate Director for Research at the University of Washington Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity.

Prof. Poovendran has won several awards and honors, including a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in 2005. During his time at the University of Maryland, Poovendran's Ph.D. advisor was Professor John Baras (ECE/ISR).

“I continue to be very much impressed and proud with Radha’s accomplishments and excellent reputation," said Prof. Baras. "He has become a leading and innovative researcher in network security. His promotion to Full Professor is a very well deserved recognition. My warmest congratulations!”

September 9, 2010


Prev   Next

 

 

Current Headlines

UMD Robot Visits Whitehouse

Sarah Bergbreiter gives TED Talk on microrobotics

Robots learn kitchen skills by watching YouTube videos

Flatau Promoted to AIAA Fellow

Alum Radha Poovendran named IEEE Fellow; department chair

Alumna Enlu Zhou wins NSF CAREER Award for optimization and sampling in stochastic simulation

UMD Online Engineering Programs Continue to Climb in Standings

Shapiro to deliver semi-plenary address at American Control Conference

Naviasky, an ECE Student, Spoke at the 2014 Winter Commencement

Northrop Grumman joins ISR Associate Partner Program

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar