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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Chancellor’s Professor of Computer Science Gene Tsudik a grant to conduct research in security of the emerging Internet of Things (IoTs).

Tsudik is the principal investigator of “SELIOT: Securing Lifecycle of IoT” — a research project funded by the NSF’s Wireless Innovation between Finland and US (WiFiUS) program, which supports collaborations between US and Finnish researchers in the area of wireless and mobile networks. SELIOT involves UC Irvine, University of Florida and Aalto University of Helsinki, Finland.

The total grant amount is approximately $600,000 ($300,000, in addition to €300,000) with $150,000 a warded to UCI and $150,000 to the University of Florida. The Finnish potion of the project is funded separately, by the Academy of Finland.