Lahore : Dr. Ihsan Ayyub Qazi, Chair and Associate Professor of Computer Science at Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), LUMS, and Dr. Zafar Ayyub Qazi, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at SBASSE, LUMS, have won the highly prestigious and competitive Google Faculty Research Award for their proposal on designing technologies for making the Web faster for the next billion Internet users in developing countries.
As part of their project, they will build technologies to improve Web performance on slow devices and networks, which are widely prevalent in developing countries. The proposed research can have a long-term impact on how users in the developing world experience the Web.
Google Faculty Research Awards are one-year awards structured as unrestricted gifts to support the research of world-class faculty members at top universities around the world pursuing cutting-edge research in areas of mutual interest.
(This news/article originally appeared in Pakistan Observer on July 17th, 2018)