DIRECTORDr. Ian F. Akyildiz
Ken Byers Chair Professor in Telecommunications
Dr. Akyildiz received ACM MSWIM Reginald A. Fassenden Award with the citation: "For pioneering contributions for modeling and analysis of cellular and multihop wireless communication systems", September 2014.
Dr. Akyildiz received Humboldt Research Prize from Humboldt Foundation in Germany, November 2013. Dr. Akyildiz will be conducting research on TeraHertzBand with the University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Department of Digital Communication, Germany, within the next three years.
Congratulations to the newest PhD from the BWN-Lab, Dr. David Gutierrez Estevez! He defended his thesis entitled "Interference Analysis and Mitigation for Heterogeneous Cellular Networks" on August 15 and joins Huawei Technologies in Santa Clara, California, as Principal Research Engineer on October 1, 2014.