The IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award is given for outstanding and innovative contributions in the field of computer and information science and engineering, or with computer technology, in the past ten years. Dr. Srivastava is being recognized for his work as both the group leader of the Intelligent Data Understanding Group and the Principal Investigator of the Integrated Vehicle Health Management Project within the NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate. The award reads: “For pioneering contributions to Intelligent Information Systems.” An awards ceremony will be held in June.
BACKGROUND: Computer Society Technical Achievement Award winners must have significantly advanced technical progress in either the field of computer and information science and engineering or with computer technology. Past award winners have won for advances in everything from secure data management, to face and human motion modeling and recognition, to data mining.
In addition to his NASA positions, Dr. Srivastava performs data mining research in a number of areas outside of aeronautics including developing algorithms in the earth sciences to study global climate processes and in astrophysics to help characterize the large-scale structure of the universe.
NASA PROGRAM FUNDING: NASA Aviation Safety Program and the Integrated Vehicle Health Management Project. \
Contact: Ashok Srivastava