IEEE Communications Society

WNCG Alumnus Appointed Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE T-MBMC

Prof. Chan-Byoung Chae has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Molecular, Biological, and Multi-scale Communications (T-MBMC). The official term of service, which began Jan. 1 2019 and ends Dec. 31 2020, is renewable for up to two additional years. 

Prof. Robert Heath Wins IEEE Communications Society Award

WNCG professor Robert Heath received IEEE Communications Society’s (ComSoc) 2018 Wireless Technical Committee Recognition Award. The commendation recognizes Heath’s “high degree of visibility and contribution in the field of ‘Wireless and Mobile Communications Theory, Systems, and Networks.’”

Prof. Jeff Andrews and Students Win 2018 Leonard G. Abraham Prize

Prof. Jeff Andrews, along with Texas ECE alumnus Sarabjot Singh, and recent PhD recipient Mandar Kulkarni, along with their Nokia Bell Labs co-author Amitava Ghosh were awarded the 2018 Leonard G. Abraham Prize from the IEEE Communications Society. This award recognizes the best paper over the previous 3 years in the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication. Jeff and his co-authors were recognized for their paper: "Tractable Model for Rate in Self-Backhauled Millimeter Wave Cellular Networks”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, October 2015.

Prof. Robert Heath Receives 2016 IEEE Communications Society Fred W. Ellersick Prize

Prof. Robert Heath and co-authors Federico Boccardi, Angel Lozano, Thomas L. Marzetta and Petar Popovskihave been selected as the 2016 recipients of the IEEE Communication Society's Fred W. Ellersick Prize. The award is given to an influential “paper in any Communications Society magazine in the previous 3 calendar years.”  Prof. Heath and his co-authors were recognized for their paper “Five disruptive technology directions for 5G”, IEEE Communications Magazine, Volume 52, Issue 2, pp. 74 – 80, February 2014.  Prof.

WNCG Alumni and Faculty Win First-of-its-Kind IEEE CommSoc Award

WNCG alumni, Prof. Harpreet S. Dhillon and Dr. Radha Krishna Ganti, along with WNCG Profs. Jeffrey Andrews and François Baccelli, recently received the 2015 IEEE Communications Society Young Author Best Paper Award. They received the award for their paper entitled “Modeling and Analysis of K-Tier Downlink Heterogeneous Cellular Networks.”

The first of its kind, the Young Author Best Paper Award covers all publications of the IEEE Communications Society, which includes eight monthly or bi-monthly magazines and 23 multi-annual journal publications. 

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