Sennur Ulukus receives 2020 IEEE ComSoc WICE Outstanding Achievement Award

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Congratulations to Professor Sennur Ulukus (ECE/ISR) who has been selected as the recipient of the IEEE Communications Society’s (ComSoc) 2020 WICE Outstanding Achievement Award.

Dr. Ulukus received the award “for outstanding technical work and for achieving a high degree of visibility in the field of communications engineering, through research and service.”

This annual award recognizes members of IEEE ComSoc who have been involved with the Women in Communications Engineering (WICE) Standing Committee, have done outstanding technical work in the broad field of communications engineering, and have achieved a high degree of visibility in the field. With about 30,000 members, ComSoc is one of the largest societies of IEEE.

Dr. Ulukus is the Anthony Ephremides Professor in Information Sciences and Systems and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. She also holds a joint appointment with the Institute for Systems Research.

Dr. Ulukus is a Fellow of IEEE and highly active in the professional organization. Last year she received the Distinguished Technical Achievement Recognition Award from the IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Green Communications and Computing. She was an IEEE Information Theory Society Distinguished Lecturer in 2018-2019 and in 2003 won the IEEE Guglielmo Marconi Prize Paper Award in Wireless Communications for the paper, “Wireless Systems and Interference Avoidance” (published in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications).

Dr. Ulukus also is a Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher (2017) and was recognized by the University of Maryland as a Distinguished Scholar-Teacher in 2016. She won an NSF CAREER Award in 2005 for “A Network Information Theoretic Approach to Wireless Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks.”

Published October 21, 2021