The award recognizes outstanding achievement in research and teaching by young scholars in the Information Theory community based on the impact of their research in the field of Information Theory as well as their teaching contributions.
The award recognizes members of the Communication Theory Technical Committee (CTTC) of the IEEE Communications Society who have "a distinguished record of service to the CTTC community, including CTTC symposia and workshop organization, leadership roles within the CTTC, and promoting CTTC activities and interests in the broader research community."
Teaxs ECE Prof. Alex Huang, who directs the Semiconductor Power Electronics Center in the Cockrell School and works with the UT Center for Electromechanics, is the lead principal investigator for this DOE-funded project. He believes the M4 Inverter will create efficiencies in a variety of ways.
Lockheed Martin has sponsored the Lockheed Martin Award for Excellence in Engineering Teaching to honor a faculty member for their exceptional teaching since 1956.
“When you think about it, every kindergartener is an engineer and a scientist,” said Edward Yu, electrical and computer engineering professor, director of the MRSEC, and one of three UT professors who will welcome a teacher into his lab during RET. “They are constantly asking why, digging around and wanting to know more about the world around them.
The award will be presented at the 15th International Conference on Synthesis, Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Methods and Applications to Circuit Design (SMACD) July 2nd-5th in Prague, Czech Republic.
Prof. Suzanne Barber and her research team developed PrivacyCheck to give users a quick and easy way to understand privacy policies. PrivacyCheck is a browser plugin using a data mining algorithm to highlight 10 important factors in privacy policies and help inform users before they click “I Agree."