Irvine, Calif., June 12, 2020 — The National Science Foundation has awarded $10 million to support a new research center devoted to personal data privacy in an increasingly networked and instrumented world. The center will be hosted and led by the University of California, Irvine and is in collaboration with Northeastern University, the University of Iowa, the University of Southern California and Spain’s IMDEA Networks Institute.
More portable, fully wireless smart home setups. Lower power wearables. Batteryless smart devices. These could all be made possible thanks to a new ultra-low power Wi-Fi radio developed by UC San Diego engineers. It enables Wi-Fi communication at 5,000 times less power than commercial Wi-Fi radios.
DHS S&T awarded $199,680 to Bastille Networks, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia to deliver its IoT security solution that will enable system administrators to gain real-time situational awareness of threats on connected devices.
The complexity of cities and the interrelationships of urban systems makes them ideal candidates for research using machine learning, which Argonne scientists are deploying to improve cities.