Akyildiz Tapped for IEEE Computer Society Award

Atlanta, GA
ECE Professor Ian F. Akyildiz

ECE Professor Ian F. Akyildiz has been named the recipient of the 2011 W. Wallace McDowell Award, an honor given by the IEEE Computer Society.

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Ian F. Akyildiz has been chosen for the 2011 W. Wallace McDowell Award, which is given by the IEEE Computer Society.

The McDowell Award is given to individuals for outstanding recent
theoretical, design, educational, practical, or other similar innovative
contribution that falls within the scope of IEEE Computer Society
interest. Dr. Akyildiz is being honored by the Society "for pioneering
contributions to wireless sensor network architectures and communication
protocols" and will receive this accolade at an awards dinner to be
held on May 25 in Albuquerque, N.M. during the IEEE Computer Society
Board of Governors Meeting.

Dr. Akyildiz is the Byers Professor in Telecommunications in the
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Georgia Tech and
is the director of the Broadband and Wireless Networking Lab. Currently,
he serves as the chair of the School's telecommunications technical
interest group. Dr. Akyildiz has received numerous technical accolades
from IEEE and the Association for Computing Machinery. He has also been
honored by Georgia Tech and ECE for his student advisement, junior
faculty mentorship, and scholarly publications.

Last revised August 1, 2017