UH-Clear Lake profs recieve National Science Foundation award
Two UH-Clear Lake School of Science and Computer Engineering professors were awarded $600,000 by the National Science Foundation for their proposal, “NSF Scholar Program for Computing and Mathematics Majors.”
The award is the third NSF grant since 2002 (the previous two were for $400,000 in 2002 and $477,000 in 2006) and will recruit students to high technology disciplines, provide mentoring and support, and facilitate career placement
through industrial partnerships.
Citing the area’s high technology and aerospace industries, the proposal was submitted by program co-directors Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems Sharon P. Hall and Program Chair and Professor of Computer Science Kwok-Bun Yue. The award will fund approximately 18 scholarships averaging $7,300 annually for undergraduate students majoring in computer science, computer information systems, computer systems engineering, information technology and mathematics.