UT ECE professor Ted Rappaport has been named the recipient of the 2011 IET Sir Monty Finniston Award for Achievement in Engineering and Technology. The IET is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community, with more than 150,000 members in 127 countries and offices in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. The IET provides a global knowledge network to facilitate the exchange of ideas and promote the positive role of science, engineering and technology in the world.
Dr. Ted Rappaport is the William and Bettye Nowlin Chair in Engineering in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. He is the founding director of the Wireless Networking and Communications Group (WNCG) at the UT Austin campus, a center he founded in 2002.