Compressive-sensing pioneer wins 5-year grant for ‘blue sky’ research
HOUSTON — (March 30, 2017) — Rice University compressive-sensing pioneer Richard Baraniuk has won one of the Defense Department’s most coveted basic research awards: a five-year fellowship worth up to $3 million for “blue sky” basic research that could produce revolutionary new technologies.
Baraniuk is one of 13 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellows announced
March 29 by the department. The fellows program provides extensive, long-term financial support for basic research by distinguished U.S. university scientists and engineers. It was launched in 2008 as the National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellowship program and renamed this year in honor of Vannevar Bush
, an American engineer and inventor who headed U.S. scientific research during World War II and later helped found the National Science Foundation.
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