2013 FAU Researcher of the Year at the Professor Level

Since 2009, Dr. Borko Furht has led the NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Advanced Knowledge Enabelemnt (CAKE) at FAU and has built the framework for interaction between university faculty and CAKE industry member companies in the critically important areas of information technology, communications, and computing. Furht has established relationships between FAU and high-tech companies including Motorola Mobility powered by Google, IBM Almaden Research center, Emerson, and LexisNexis. A faculty member at FAU for 20 years, Furht has published over 290 publications and and has supervised 12 Ph.D. students and 17 Master of Science students. During his career at FAU he has received 29 grants for a total of over $12 million.