University of Utah’s Zvonimir Rakamaric, who recently joined the School of Computing as an assistant professor, was awarded the prestigious Software Engineering Innovation Foundation (SEIF) Award at the 2012 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit.

The SEIF award is given for software engineering research related to mobile and cloud computing, and provides each of ten winners with $25,000 in unrestricted funds.

Rakamaric says his research proposal on automatically finding bugs in parallel and concurrent software is “a hot topic at Microsoft and the software industry in general.”

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