WiMNet Ph.D. student Tingjun Chen received the Armstrong Memorial Award – “Awarded to one outstanding candidate for the M.S. to honor the late Edwin Howard Armstrong, professor of Electrical Engineering and inventor of wideband FM broadcasting, the regenerative circuit, and other basic circuits of communications and electronics.” This is the highest recognition awarded by the department to an M.S. student.
Tingjun received his undergraduate degree from Tsinghua University in 2014 and has been an M.S./Ph.D. student at Columbia since Fall 2014. He is a recipient of the Wei Family Private Foundation Scholarship and his research focuses on algorithms, optimization and system implementation in wireless networks, energy harvesting networks, and full-duplex networks.