Williams recently received a five-year, $600,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award to explore new ways to stabilize and update the existing Linux kernel — globally one of the most frequently used kernels. The grant also will support educating new generations of computer scientists in the skills needed to work with the kernel.
Assistant Professor Bimal Viswanath and his colleagues have amassed one of the largest datasets of AI-manipulated media in existence to explore methods of detecting and disarming weaponized media and toxic misinformation campaigns.
T.M. Murali, a professor in the Department of Computer Science, along with several colleagues from across Virginia Tech, has received a $1 million National Science Foundation grant to identify expedient, efficient, cost-effective options for the prevention and containment of zoonotic viruses.