University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies

Porter Receives Seed Grant to Develop Source Code Analysis Tools

2.8.2016

Prof. Adam Porter Receives Seed Grant to Develop Source Code Analysis Tools

Adam Porter, a professor of computer science with an appointment in UMIACS and Executive Director of Fraunhofer CESE, recently received a $78,500 seed grant to develop source code analysis tools used to improve the security of modern web application software.

The funding from the MITRE Corporation’s National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center(link is external) (FFRDC) and the University System of Maryland(link is external) is part of a national initiative to advance research and innovation in emerging cybersecurity technologies.

Porter’s winning project was one of only five proposals chosen from almost 40 applicants.

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