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Thursday, Jan 21, 2016

Students win Best Demonstration Award

  Dr. Nie, Joshi, and Li receive Best Demonstration Award on Research

(Above: Joshi, Li, and Dr. Nie are awarded by the conference chairmen)

On January 9th-12th, Dr. Jeffrey Nie, an associate professor in the UNI department of technology, as well as two doctoral students, Ms. Ranjana Joshi and Mr. Ziyuan Li, travelled to the IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, to demonstrate their research project: “A Joint Power Harvesting and Communication Technology for Smartphone Centric Ubiquitous Sensing Applications.” Their research was supported by the UNI Capacity Building Commercialization Grant.“Our demonstration attracted great interest from many conference attendees, and we were awarded the only Best Demonstration Award in this prestigious international conference!” remarked Dr. Nie. Both Joshi and Li are ecstatic that their research efforts are being recognized by international technical societies in their academic areas. Dr. Nie plans to explore more opportunities to share their demonstration for academic and industrial collaborations.

Congratulations, Dr. Nie, Ms. Joshi, and Mr. Li!