The FIU President’s Council has selected Eminent Scholar Chaired Associate Professor Selcuk Uluagac as the winner of the 2023 Real Triumphs Faculty Award. A recognized expert in cybersecurity and privacy, Uluagac is committed to equipping students for excellent positions within the cybersecurity industry. The faculty member from the Knight School of Computing and Information Sciences and the department of electrical engineering also received special recognition as an award recipient for Excellence in Research at this year’s Faculty Convocation Award Ceremony in acknowledgement of his achievements at the university.
“Dr. Uluagac exemplifies what it means to be an outstanding faculty member. He exhibits leadership and advocacy in his field and is an exceptional teacher and mentor,” said Provost, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Elizabeth Béjar. “This accolade is yet another testament to his commitment to our mission to educate the next generation of leaders in cybersecurity and privacy.”
Uluagac works regularly in collaboration with some of the top internet companies in the world, notably Google and Microsoft among others, while also preparing his students for top jobs in the industry.
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