Alexandra Boldyreva Receives NSF CAREER Award

February 22, 2006

College of Computing Assistant Professor Alexandra (Sasha) Boldyreva recently received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF will provide $400,000 in funding over the next five years to support Boldyreva's research project titled "Integrating Cryptography with Emerging Security Applications."

NSF CAREER Awards are one of the highest honors given to young university faculty in science and engineering. Boldyreva earned her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California at San Diego, and her B.S. and M.S. in Applied Mathematics from St. Petersburg State Technical University in Russia. Boldyreva is on the Eurocrypt 2006 program committee and an active member of the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC).