Dr. Sejdic receives NSF CAREER Award to better analyze swallowing disorders

14 February 2017

To develop an improved screening method for dysphagia, the National Science Foundation awarded a researcher at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering a CAREER Award through the NSF’s Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems. Ervin Sejdić, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, received a five-year, $549,139 award to further research using high-resolution vibration and sound recordings that would help doctors diagnose dysphagia and assist patients in improving how to properly swallow while eating or drinking.

Dr. Sejdić received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

27 April 2016

President Obama named Dr. Sejdić as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, "...the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers..."