University of Southern California WiDeS - Wireless Devices and Systems Group The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering USC

DEVELOMENTS IN 2011



Conferment of 2011 IEEE ComSoc RCC Outstanding Service Award
  Dec. 8th, 2011
 
WiDeS professor Andy Molisch received the outstanding service award from the IEEE ComSoc
  Radio Communications Committee (RCC).
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WiDeS member wins best student-paper award at ICUWB
  Sep. 16th, 2011
 
Junyang Shen, Ph.D. student in the WiDeS group, received a Best Student Paper Award at the
  IEEE International Conference on UltraWideband 2011.
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Andy Molisch Receives the James Evans Avant Garde Award of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society
  May 18, 2011
 
Andy Molisch received the James Evans Avant Garde Award of the IEEE Vehicular Technology
  Society. 
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Andy Molisch Elected to the Austrian Academy of Sciences
 
  
Andy Molisch has been elected to the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
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Major IEEE Best-Paper Award for WiDeS

 
A WiDeS author is recipient for IEEE's prize for the best tutorial/survey paper, across all the
  societies and publications of this largest engineering society in the world.
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WiDeS student presents paper at PIMRC
Sept. 11-14th, 2011

WiDeS student Joonheon Kim presented a paper at the IEEE Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Conference in Toronto, Canada.Learn More >>

Austrian and Australian researchers visiting WiDeS  From Austria to Australia
August 17th, 2011

Prof. Christoph Mecklenbrauker and Dr. Lin Luo will visit WiDeS.
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New students joining WiDeS
March 2011
Joongheon Kim, a PhD student at the computer science department, has joined WiDeS.
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Three major awards for WiDeS
The past months have brought an extraordinary amount of recognition to WiDeS. With WiDeS founder and head, Andy Molisch being elected to the Austrian Academy of Sciences, receiving the Donald Fink Award of the IEEE, and the James Evans Avant-garde award of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society.
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Upcoming panel on wireless health
March 10th, 2011
The proliferation of mobile phones creates new opportunities to exploit wireless technology for prevention and treatment efforts of health conditions.
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UWB expert joins WiDeS as PostDoctoral Researcher
Feb. 2011
Dr. Somasundaram Niranjayan joined WiDeS as a PostDoctoral researcher.
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New edition of textbook published
The second edition of the popular textbook "Wireless Communications" by Andy Molisch just appeared. It contains more than 150 pages of new material covering the most significant recent developments: cognitive radio, cooperative communications, LTE, WiMax, video coding, and multi-user MIMO. More details can be found 
here.

WiDeS at Radio and Wireless Week 2011
In Phoenix, AZ, USA, is one of the largest events in wireless research, spanning the range from semiconductor devices to system design. Andy Molisch had been invited to present recent measurement results on car-to-car propagation channels in a workshop on vehicular communications.

Spring semester 2011 started
WiDeS welcomes back all researchers, visitors, and students for the spring semester. A lot of interesting activities are planned, so please stay tuned....