Ralph Tanbourgi has been named the recipeint of the best student paper award at the 2014 European Wireless Conference for a paper that he co-authored with Prof. Jeffrey Andrews and UT ECE alumnus Harprett Dhillon. The award recognizes the paper “Dual-Branch MRC Receivers in the Downlink under Spatial Interference Correlation." There were 180 papers presented at the conference and one award was given from three finalists.
Ralph is a PhD student at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and was a visiting student in the Wireless Networking and Communications Group (WNCG) for about 7 months. The work described in the paper was developed while he was visiting WNCG.