Jian Ren, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and his team recently received two NSF grants to develop innovative technologies for secure and efficient cloud computing and network communication. Congratulations!
NSF awarded a $1 million grant to the project entitled "SPX: Toward Network Level Parallel Computing: Security, Efficiency and Scalability" aims to achieve a theoretically-optimal speedup of computing power by leveraging the computing capability of the edge and cloud computing resources in the computing network, so as to enable efficient, scalable and secure parallel computing at the network level. Other team members include Tongtong Liu, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Yunhao Liu, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering. More details about the project can be found in https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1919154&HistoricalAwards=false
The second project is entitled "RUI: SpecEES: Collaborative Research: Enabling Secure, Energy-Efficient, and Smart In-Band Full Duplex Wireless". In this work, Ren and his collaborator will tackle three major challenges and problems to enable secure, spectrum-efficient, and energy-efficient IBFD wireless communication systems. More information about this grant can be found: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1923409&HistoricalAwards=false