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Second place prize for a demo in the NYC Media Lab Summit

Second place prize for a demo in the NYC Media Lab Summit

A demo presented in the NYC Media Lab Summit by WiMNet students Raphael Norwitz, Savvas Petridis, Craig Gutterman, and Varun Gupta along with Dr. Yigal Bejerano (from Alcatel Lucent Bell Labs) received the second place prize (selected from about 100…

Jelena Marasevic to Participate in the MIT Rising Stars in EECS Workshop

Jelena Marasevic to Participate in the MIT Rising Stars in EECS Workshop

WiMNet Ph.D. student Jelena Marašević was recently selected to participate in the 2015 MIT Rising Stars in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Workshop. This annual academic career workshop brings together about 60 top female graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. The workshop…

Alex Loh received a Presidential Fellowship and an IGERT Fellowship

Alex Loh received a Presidential Fellowship and an IGERT Fellowship

Incoming WiMNet Ph.D. Student Alex Loh received a Presidential Fellowship from Columbia University and a Fellowship from the From Data to Solutions NSF Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program (IGERT). The Presidential Fellowship recognizes distinguished incoming Ph.D. students and the objective of…

Robert Margolies defended his Ph.D. thesis

Robert Margolies defended his Ph.D. thesis

Robert Margolies successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis titled “Resource Allocation for the Internet of Everything: From Energy Harvesting Tags to Cellular Networks”. While studying towards the Ph.D., Robert received the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, SMART Scholarship (declined), Egleston Doctoral Fellowship, ACM SenSys’11…

Berk Birand received the Jury Award

Berk Birand received the Jury Award

Former WiMNet Ph.D. student Berk Birand received the Jury Award from the Department of Electrical Engineering for his Ph.D. thesis “Cross-layer resource allocation algorithms in wireless and optical networks”. This is the highest recognition awarded by the department to a Ph.D. student (“Established…