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Kaibin Huang receives 2019 IEEE Communications Society Best Tutorial Paper Award!

Prof. Kaibin Huang, recently promoted to Associate Professor at Hong Kong University, recently received the 2019 IEEE Communications Society Best Tutorial Paper Award for his work on energy harvesting for communications.

Derya Malak joins the faculty of RPI

Derya Malak has joined the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New Jersey as an Asst Professor.  US News ranks it as one of the nation’s top 50 research universities, and it is known for the high quality of its students. 

Group Alum Prof. Jun Zhang continues his major best paper award streak!

Jun Zhang received the 2019 Joint Best Paper Award from the IEEE Information Theory Society and the the IEEE Communications Society!   This award is given just once a year to an outstanding paper published in the previous 3 years in

Named Cockrell Family Endowed Chair in Engineering

On Sept. 1, 2019, I was given the Cockrell Family Endowed Chair in Engineering (#17) by the Dean of the Cockrell School.  This generous endowment supports our group’s research and my salary.

2019 IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award

Citation: “for contributions to wireless communication systems”. This is an IEEE Technical Field award “for outstanding early to mid-career contributions to technologies holding the promise of innovative applications.”  My UT colleague Robert Heath was a co-recipient.  

PhD graduate (Aug. 2017) Derya Malak joins MIT for her Postdoc

She will work jointly with Edmund Yeh (Northeastern) and Muriel Medard (MIT).

Most recent graduate Mandar Kulkarni joins Samsung research in Richardson, TX

Recipient of 2018 IEEE Leonard Abraham Prize Paper Award

Along with my collaborator Amitava Ghosh and former students Sarabjot Singh and Mandar Kulkarni.  

Are we approaching the fundamental limits of wireless network densification?

Read Density-CommMag-Nov2016 to find out!

WNCG’s Texas Wireless Summit on October 18, 2016 will feature AT&T and Ericsson’s first ever mobile 5G demo!