Four IT faculty named McKnight Land-Grant Professors
Four Institute of Technology faculty are among 10 recipients of the 2006-08 McKnight Land-Grant Professorship, a program designed to advance the careers of the University's most promising junior faculty.
The college's new McKnight Land-Grant Professors are:
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Assistant Professor Demoz Gebre-Egziabher (aerospace engineering and mechanics) studies the design and operation of miniature aerospace vehicles.
Assistant Professor Yongdae Kim (computer science and engineering) develops practical security solutions for emerging networked systems.
Assistant Professor Efie Kokkoli (chemical engineering and materials science) researches biomimetic peptides for tissue engineering and targeted drug delivery.
Assistant Professor Stergios Roumeliotis (computer science and engineering) develops sensing and estimation techniques for networks of mobile robots and sensors.
They will be honored at an awards dinner on March 7, 2006.