Recent MASc graduate Talal Alharbi and his supervisor Professor Kankar Bhattacharya received a Best Conference Paper Award for their paper, “Optimal Energy Management and Smart Charging of PEVs in Isolated Microgrids”, at the 2015 IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC) held in October 2015 at London, Ontario, Canada.
ECE professor Sherman Shen has been selected as the recipient of the IEEE Communications Society Joseph LoCicero Award for Exemplary Service to Publications. The citation will read: “For outstanding service as Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Network and as a Founding Area Editor of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.”
The award will be presented at GLOBECOM 2015 in San Diego, CA during the Awards Ceremony/Luncheon on Monday, 7 December.
ECE professor Ravi Mazumdar and his PhD student Arpan Mukhopadhyay are co-authors of a paper that received the best paper award at Performance 2015 just concluded in Sydney, Australia. Performance along with Sigmetrics is the top conference for the performance modeling and evaluation community. Another co-author (A. Karthik) was recent post-doc in our department. The paper is titled "Mean Field and Propagation of Chaos in Multi-Class Heterogeneous Loss Models for Cloud Applications" by Arpan Mukhopadhyay, A. Karthik, Ravi R.