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Tingjun Chen received the Oscar and Verna Byron Fellowship

Tingjun Chen received the Oscar and Verna Byron Fellowship

Ph.D. student Tingjun Chen received the Oscar and Verna Byron Fellowship from the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science for the 2017-2018 academic year. The fellowship is awarded to Columbia Engineering Ph.D. students based on their academic achievements…

A grant from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

A grant from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

WiMNet Lab takes part in a National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) project titled “Scalable Forecasting for Improving Grid Efficiency and Resiliency”. The project’s PI is Dr. Andrey Bernstein and Prof. Gil Zussman is one of the co-PIs. The main goal…

Saleh Soltan Defended his Ph.D. Thesis

Saleh Soltan Defended his Ph.D. Thesis

Saleh Soltan successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis titled “Computational and Analytical Tools for Resilient and Secure Power Grids”. Over the past few years, Saleh has led WiMNet lab’s efforts in the area of power grid resilience to cyber attacks and…

Varun Gupta defended his Ph.D. thesis

Varun Gupta defended his Ph.D. thesis

Varun Gupta successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis titled “Measurement-Driven Algorithm and System Design for Wireless and Datacenter Networks”. Varun’s thesis focused on the design of architectures and algorithms for wireless and data center network. In particular, he led the AMuSe project where…

Research on energy harvesting discussed in The New Yorker

Research on energy harvesting discussed in The New Yorker

Research results on kinetic energy harvesting that were obtained within the EnHANTs project were discussed in a story in The New Yorker: “If Donald Trump were Actually a Battery“. The paper summarizing the results was written by former students and postdocs Dr. Maria…