Computer Science Ph.D. student Tegan Brennan has received an honorable mention of the 2018 NCWIT Collegiate Award. The NCWIT Collegiate Award honors the outstanding computing accomplishments of undergraduate and graduate women. Conferred annually, the award recognizes technical contributions to projects that demonstrate a high level of innovation and potential impact. Tegan is advised by Prof. Tevfik Bultan.
This is a national research award competition open to all female undergraduate and graduate students in the area of computing. There were 4 award recipients and 15 honorable mentions in this year's competition. Watch Tegan's video presentation of her research: Space/Time Analysis for Cybersecurity
A paper on the research project Tegan explains in the youtube video: "Symbolic Path Cost Analysis for Side-Channel Detection," Tegan Brennan, Seemanta Saha, Tevfik Bultan, and Corina S. Păsăreanu, was accepted for publication in the 2018 ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA). Congratulations Tegan!
This article first appeared on the UCSB Computer Science Department's website.