Noteworthy: Research grants, awards and publications
ALBANY, N.Y. (Oct. 26, 2023) — The latest developments on University at Albany faculty and staff who are receiving research grants, awards and other noteworthy attention.
- Professor of Computer Science Xin Li has received a 3-year, $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for his project, "CCSS: Uncertainty-Aware Computational Imaging in the Wild: a Bayesian Deep Learning Approach in the Latent Space."
- Julie Novkov, dean of Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, received the 2023 Public Engagement Award from the Women, Gender and Politics Section of the American Society for Public Administration. The award recognizes significant efforts to diffuse knowledge beyond the classroom and to make a social/political difference.
- Research into the disproportionate amount school districts spend on security by Associate Professor Lucy Sorensen and doctoral student Montserrat Avila-Acosta was the focus of a Sept. 22 article in Education Week. The article was based on an essay Sorensen and Avila-Acosta, both of the Department of Public Administration and Policy in Rockefeller College, published for the Urban Institute.
- Associate Professor Robert E. Worden of the School of Criminal Justice received the 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Criminology Division of Policing in recognition of his career of scholarly achievement in the field of policing. Worden will be honored Nov. 16 at the ASC Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.