Previous Bonnie Cone Fellowship Recipient Wins NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award

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Jiang XieDr. Jiang (Linda) Xie, associate professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has won a prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. The award provides $400,000 over the next five years to support Dr. Xie’s research and teaching activities. In 2007-2008, UNC Charlotte ADVANCE awarded Xie a Bonnie Cone Fellowship.
The CAREER program is NSF’s most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who “exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education, and the integration of education and research.” The highly competitive award is bestowed on researchers deemed most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century.