ECE Professor, Sherman Shen, and his PhD students, Huaqing Wu, Wenchao Xu and Jiayin Chen, have won the IEEE GLOBECOM 2018 Best Paper Award for their article "Matching-based Content Caching in Heterogeneous Vehicular Networks" at the IEEE Communications Society's flagship conference, IEEE Global Communications in December in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Their paper was selected from 2562 submitted papers.
As our climate changes and forest fires increase in number and intensity, what does our future with forest fires look like?
British Columbia experienced a state of emergency this summer when wildfires burned across the province, destroying more area than in any other season on record. The fire currently raging in California has become the deadliest wildfire in the state's modern history.
With climate scientists predicting warmer, drier weather in many regions across Canada, finding solutions to combat the devastation of forest fires has never been more pressing.