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ISR alums Leonard, Tassiulas named IEEE Fellows

Naomi Leonard and Leandros Tassiulas
Naomi Leonard and Leandros Tassiulas

ISR alumna Naomi Leonard has been named an IEEE Fellow for her contributions to control of underwater vehicles. She won a MacArthur Fellow "genius grant" in 2004. Leonard is a professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University. She is a 1994 Electrical Engineering Ph.D. and won the ISR Outstanding Graduate Student Award for 1992-1993. Her advisor was Professor P.S. Krishnaprasad (ECE/ISR).

IEEE has also named ISR alumnus and former faculty member Leandros Tassiulas a Fellow for his contributions to algorithms, protocols and architectures of wireless communication networks. Tassiulas is a professor in the Department of Computer and Communication Engineering at the University of Thessala in Volos, Greece. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 1992 and was advised by Professor Anthony Ephremides (ECE/ISR).

March 26, 2007

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