Clark School Home UMD

ISR News Story

Ephremides, Laroia headline at CISS

Tony Ephremides (L) and Rajeev Laroia.
Tony Ephremides (L) and Rajeev Laroia.

Professor Tony Ephremides (ece/ISR) and ISR alumnus Rajiv Laroia (ECE Ph.D. 1992) were the two featured plenary speakers at the Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), a prestigious conference now in its 44th year. CISS 2010 took place on March 17-19, 2010 at Princeton University.

Ephremides’ talk, “Simply Cooperative,” described new ways in which he and his students are approaching the very topical and current issue of cooperative wireless networking.

Laroia, Senior Vice President for Engineering at Qualcomm, spoke on “Proximate Internet,” a new type of peer-to-peer communication technology based on direct communication between physically proximate peers without the need of any infrastructure. At Maryland, Laroia was advised by ECE/ISR Professor Nariman Farvardin, who is currently the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at the University of Maryland.

Related Articles:
Qualcomm sponsors microsystems seminar series
Ching Teo and Yezhou Yang win in Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship competition

March 24, 2010


Prev   Next

 

 

Current Headlines

Khaligh is general chair of 2016 IEEE APEC Conference

UMD Accepted to DOE’s 2017 Solar Decathlon Competition

Derek Paley to speak at 2016 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

You’ll Never Be-Leaf What Makes up This Battery

Alum Xiaobo Tan named 'Foundation Professor' at Michigan State

Jonathan Simon gives keynote speech at SPIRE workshop

Babadi Wins NSF CAREER Award

Pal Receives NSF CAREER Award

Gabriel Named Associated Member of GERAD

Qu Wins NIST Grant

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar