Penn State-led team receives $10 million NSF Expeditions in Computing award

A Penn State-led team has received a $10 million Expeditions in Computing award from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE).

The five-year award is for the project "Visual Cortex on Silicon" with Vijaykrishnan Narayanan, professor of computer science and engineering and electrical engineering, as the lead principal investigator. The award is one of only two announced by the NSF. Full Article


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