Poor and Pun awarded Best Paper at IEEE communications conference

June 17, 2008

H. Vincent Poor, dean of engineering and the Michael Henry Strater University Professor of Electrical Engineering, and Simon Pun, postdoctoral research associate, received the Best Paper Award at the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Communications.

The paper was titled “Distributed Opportunistic Scheduling for Ad-Hoc Communications Under Noisy Channel.” Co-authors were Dong Zheng of NextWave Wireless Inc. and Weiyan Ge and Junshan Zhang, both of Arizona State University.

The conference was jointly organized by the Chinese Institute of Electronics, the Chinese Institute of Communications, Tsinghua University and the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications.