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ThanhVu Nguyen Wins NASA Space Grant Fellowship

January 31, 2008

PhD student ThanhVu Nguyen won the NASA New Mexico Space Grant Fellowship for Spring and Fall 2008. ThanhVu's previous work with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles motivated him to apply for the fellowship. The fellowship will allow him to study computer security, specifically detecting abnormalities in desktop environments. ThanhVu has also researched evolutionary computing, more specifically genetic algorithm and programming, as well as agent-based optimizations. ThanhVu received an M.S. and B.S. degrees from Pennsylvania State, and is a first-year PhD student in the department. Department Chair Stephanie Forrest is his advisor.

Congratulations, ThanhVu!