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Nate Swanson Wins UNM Innovations in Informatics Award

March 28, 2008

The CS Department's Nate Swanson received the UNM Innovations in Informatics Award at the Biocomputing @ UNM Conference on March 28, 2008. Nate, a PhD Research Assistant in the department, won for his work on the invention of dynamic gamma knife radiosurgery. Gamma knife radiosurgery procedures are often used to treat brain tumors,and this new technique greatly speeds the delivery of this life-saving technique. Nate's advisor is Prof. Shuang Luan: the work was funded in part by the NSF.

Congratulations, Nate!