Hana Khamfroush, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, is the faculty winner of the 2021 Sarah Bennett Holmes Award. The award historically recognizes one female faculty member and one female staff member who promote growth and well-being of women at the university and across Kentucky.
Khamfroush received her doctorate from University of Porto, Portugal, in 2014 and moved to the U.S. in 2015. She is the advisor for the UK chapter of the Association of Computing Machinery Women (ACM-W) where she is helping with mentoring and empowering women in computer science through the organization of several panels and other programs. Khamfroush's main research interests include network modeling and analysis, edge computing, Internet-of-Things (IoT), and cyber-physical-social systems of several panels and other programs.
Kathy Ice-Wedding in the Department of Computer Science was nominated for the Staff category. Mujan Seif and Parto Babaniamansour were nominated for the Graduate Student category.
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