AMHERST, Mass. - Steven Reising, faculty member in the electrical and computer engineering department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The awards emphasize the importance the foundation places on integrating research and education activities in academic careers. Reising''s award will provide $451,200 in funding over the next five years. The award is from the Division of Atmospheric Sciences, through both the physical meteorology and the mesoscale dynamic meteorology programs. Reising is part of the University''s highly successful Microwave Remote Sensing Laboratory.