The paper titled "Performance Analysis of Cooperative ADHOC MAC for Vehicular Networks" by Sailesh Bharati, a PhD student, and Professor Weihua Zhuang of ECE Department was honored with one of the "Best Paper Awards" at the IEEE Global Communication Conference 2012 (Globecom'12), the annual flagship conference organized by the IEEE Communication Society. The conference was held at Anaheim, California, USA from December 03-07, 2012 and included 12 technical symposia, for which the total of 2560 submissions were made, 21 workshops, and 11 tutorial sessions.
Prof. Simarjeet Saini and his group had their research on a new optical sensor based on nanophotonics highlighted as a news item in Laser Focus World. For more information see the Laser Focus World Website.
A paper by Rafael Lotufo, an ECE PhD student, Zeeshan Malik, a CS Masters student, and their supervisor professor Krzysztof Czarnecki were honored with the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Software Maintenance, Riva del Garda, Italy, September 23rd - 30th, 2012. Their paper, titled "Modelling the 'Hurried' Bug Report Reading Process to Summarize Bug Reports" was singled out from 181 submissions. For more details see conference website.
Vijay Ganesh is an assistant professor at the University of Waterloo since September 2012. Prior to his current appointment, he was a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 2007 to 2012.