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Dogar receives early career award

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Assistant Professor Fahad Dogar received an Early Career Faculty Grant recognizing him among the next generation of faculty members.
Assistant Professor Fahad Dogar and Ph.D. candidate Osama Haq looking at equations together
Assistant Professor Fahad Dogar (right) with Ph.D. candidate Osama Haq.

Assistant Professor Fahad Dogar received an Early Career Faculty Grant from VMware Research. Intended to recognize the next generation of faculty members, the program supports awardees' research and promotes excellence in teaching. It honors "recently-appointed faculty whose research interests and accomplishments seem poised to have significant impact within the industry and academia."

Dogar is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer ScienceĀ and a Senior Fellow for Civic Technology at theĀ Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. He completed his Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon University and his B.Sc. from Lahore University of Management (LUMS), Pakistan. Before joining Tufts, he was a postdoctoral researcher in the systems and networking group at Microsoft Research UK.

Dogar's research interests span the broad areas of networking and distributed systems, with a recent focus on data center networking and future Internet architectures. His research has been published in venues like ACM SIGCOMM, Usenix NSDI, and ACM MobiCom.

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