Prof. Leon Osterweil receives Outstanding Research & Creative Activity Award

Chancellor Robert Holub presented Professor Leon Osterweil with the Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research & Creative Activity during the sixth annual UMass Amherst Faculty Convocation held in October. He was recognized for his research in software engineering that promises to help reduce medical errors, improve election process, make electronic commerce safer and enable other advances in the technological world.

In addition to Osterweil, Adjunct CS Professor Jane Fountain and CS alum Lixin Gao (Ph.D. '97) were among the eight members of the UMass Amherst faculty receiving the award at this year's ceremony.

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