Frost lands director position at National Science Foundation


Lawrence,KS (04-06-2009)

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Victor Frost, the Dan F. Servey Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has taken on a position as a program director in the Computer and Network Systems division of the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate at the National Science Foundation. He is working with the Networking Technology and Systems Program within the computer and network systems division. The research supports the development of pervasive networks, available anytime, anywhere. Accessible from any communication device, future networks will be resilient to failures and malicious attacks. These dynamic architectures, protocols and technologies will evolve to accommodate growth and change.

After 11 years, Frost stepped down as director of KUs Information and Telecommunication Technology Center in August. ITTC-affiliated faculty generated more than $55 million in research expenditures under his leadership. Frost has held senior administrative positions with ITTC and a predecessor lab since 1987.

Frost is the fifth electrical engineering and computer science professor to work within federal research agencies. For more than a decade, the departments faculty have helped set the nations research agenda in computing, communications and sensors.

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