GW Engineering Alumnus Fan Yao Named 2024 NSF CAREER Award Winner

May 20, 2024

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In the article “2 Promising UCF Researchers Earn 2024 NSF CAREER Awards,” the University of Central Florida reported that GW Engineering and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering alumnus Fan Yao, Ph.D. ‘18, was named a 2024 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development program (CAREER) award winner. He received this prestigious award for his study, “Understanding and Ensuring Secure-by-design Microarchitecture in Modern Era of Computing.”

Here is an excerpt from the article: “Specifically, Yao is using his NSF CAREER project to examine computer processors and analyze side channel leakage, which is compromised access to information or infrastructure through indirect means.”

Read the full article on the University of Central Florida website.