Salem Wins Second Consecutive IEEE-LEOS Poster Competition

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Reza Salem

ECE graduate student Reza Salem was selected as the winner of the annual Graduate Poster Competition of the IEEE Laser and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS) Baltimore/Northern Virginia/Washington, DC chapter. The competition was held April 26 at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.

Salem's poster, titled "Polarization-Insensitive Optical

Demultiplexing at 160 Gb/s Using 2-m Bismuth-Oxide-Based Fiber," was judged to be the best by an independent panel of judges. This is the second year in a row that he has won the competition, which includes a cash prize and a merit certificate.

Reza is advised by ECE Assistant Professor Dr. Thomas E. Murphy.

Published April 27, 2006