Anand Sarwate selected for the 2018 A. Walter Tyson Assistant Professorship Award

Dean Tom Farris of the School of Engineering has just announced that Assistant Professor Anand Sarwate has been selected for the 2018 A. Walter Tyson Assistant Professorship Award. The Tyson fund, established by A. Walter Tyson, a 1952 alumnus of the School, is used to recruit promising junior faculty. Funds made available through the generosity of the Tyson Family are used to offset the School's investments in talented young faculty. With this award, funds will be used toward the School commitments that were made toward Professor Sarwate's start-up package.

Congratulations on this well-deserved recognition, Anand!

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Rutgers Team led by Distinguished Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri wins NSF PAWR Award

The Rutgers/Columbia/NYU COSMOS project was officially announced today – see links below. This is an NSF grant being administered by the PAWR Project Office (PPO) for $12.5M + $10M industry contribution over a 5 year period. The goal is to deploy an advanced wireless research testbed at city scale in uptown Manhattan, with a technology focus on ultra-high bandwidth and low latency wireless communication tightly coupled with edge computing. Rutgers is the lead organization with the following team members: D. Raychaudhuri (PI), Ivan Seskar (Project Director), Marco Gruteser, Thu Nguyen, Narayan Mandayam and James (Barr) Von Oehsen. The PI’s at Columbia and NYU are Gil Zussman and Sundeep Rangan respectively. The project also has several partners including New York City, Silicon Harlem, CCNY and University of Arizona.

Rutgers/Columbia/NYU press release: https://news.rutgers.edu/new-wave-mobile-technology-be-tested-new-york-c...

NSF press release: https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=245045&org=NSF&from=news

COSMOS project web site (still under construction, but has some basic information)  http://cosmos-lab.org/ 

Congratulations to Ray and the team on this outstanding achievement!

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