OU professor to receive the IEEE Satellite Communications Technical Contribution Award


Credit: University of Oklahoma

A University of Oklahoma professor, Mohammed Atiquzzaman, is the recipient of the prestigious Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Satellite Communications Technical Contribution Award for 2018. The annual award is given to an accomplished, senior-level researcher who has achieved outstanding results in satellite communications and recognizes excellent scientific contributions done by academia and industries. Atiquzzaman will receive the award at the IEEE International Conference on Communications in Kansas City, Missouri, May 20-24.

"Professor Atiquzzaman is an international expert in the area of satellite communications as witnessed by his many research contributions and international collaborations," said Sridhar Radhakrishnan, director, OU School of Computer Science, Gallogly College of Engineering. "We are truly honored to have such an esteemed colleague."

Atiquzzaman, a professor of computer science in the School of Computer Science, Gallogly College of Engineering, is receiving the award for research achievements in the field of satellite and space communication, specifically related to research in next-generation computer networks, wireless and mobile networks, satellite networks, switching and routing, optical communications and multimedia over networks.

The IEEE International Conference on Communications is one of the IEEE Communications Society's two flagship conferences dedicated to driving innovation in every aspect of communications. The IEEE Communications Society is a leading global community comprised of a diverse set of professionals with a common interest in advancing all communications and networking technologies.

For more information about Atiquzzaman and his research, visit his website at http://www.cs.ou.edu/~atiq or contact him at [email protected]


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