UW CSE’s Shyam Gollakota has received an NSF CAREER Award – the 28th current UW CSE faculty member to have been recognized through this program and its predecessors.
The NSF CAREER Program “offers the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research.”
Shyam leads UW CSE’s Networks and Mobile Systems Lab and works on various topics including computer networks, human-computer interaction and mobile health. Recent topics have included battery-free computing and communication, and wireless gesture recognition and Wi-Fi imaging.
In addition to an NSF CAREER Award, Shyam has been recognized with an Alfred Sloan Research Fellowship, named one of Forbes 30 under 30, listed as a Next Generation Tech Influencer, named one of MIT Technology Review‘s Innovators Under 35, and received the 2012 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award.