Al Hero has been
selected to receive a Digiteo chaired research faculty position in France.
This Chair, called a Chaire d'Excellence, is a 4 year appointment in the
area of Information Science & Technology.at the new
Research Park. His research will be on the topic, "Distributed Active
Networks: Sensing and Estimation," applied to both gene regulation networks
and ad hoc communications networks.
Located near Paris, Digiteo has over 1200 researchers and 900 PhD students
investigating software intensive systems. The research park combines the
forces of several top ranked French laboratories at the University of Paris,
Ecole Polytechnique, Ecole Superieure d'Electricite, and INRIA, CNRS, and
CEA, among others.
The Digiteo Chair covers Hero's salary for 3 months out of the year, a full
time GSRA, and a postdoc, in addition to travel funds, and lab equipment. He
will be based at the Ecole Superieure d'Electricite beginning the summer of
March 13, 2008