Jul 20, 2017

Sandhu Receives 2018 IEEE Innovation in Societal Infrastructure Award




Dr. Ravi Sandhu, UTSA professor of computer science and executive director of the Institute for Cyber Security, was selected to receive the 2018 IEEE Innovation in Societal Infrastructure Award. This award is given in tribute to Sandhu’s significant technological achievements and contributions to the field of information security.

 

Through his work, Sandhu’s efforts have significantly contributed to the advancement of the foundations and practice of information security through creation, development, and technology transfer of role-based access control (RBAC).

 

The IEEE Awards Program recognizes Sandhu’s commitment to the organization’s mission of advancing technology for humanity.


Additionally, Dr. Sandhu also received the IFIP WG 11.3 Outstanding Service and Outstanding Research awards in recognition for his significant contributions to the field of data, applications security, and privacy.