HP Selects UCSB, UCSD, USC Profs For Funding

HP said today that it has selected 60 professors to receive awards as part of its annual HP Labs Innovation Research Program, including a number of local researchers. According to HP, among the sixty professors were Dr. Amin Vahdat of the University of California, San Diego; Dr. John Bowers at the University of California, Santa Barbara; and Dr. Gerard Medioni and Dr. Alan E. Willner at the University of Southern California. HP did not detail the specific projects of the professors, but said they were selected out of 375 submissions from 323 researchers across 36 countries.