The Computer Science professor was awarded a combined $1 million in NSF grants for two projects related to his computer systems research.
The honor recognizes Carey for his contributions to design and engineering of high-performance and concurrent database systems.
Xiaoxiang Lu ’02 was recognized for the social contribution of his WeIrvine website.
Ramesh Jain, Hal Stern and Gene Tsudik are recognized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for contributions to their fields.
Professor Padhraic Smyth will lead UCI’s five-year project, which is part of the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship program.