Contact: Kathleen Hamilton
Polytechnic Institute of New York University
Caption: Elza Erkip, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, has received the 2013 IEEE Communications Society Award for Advances in Communication for her paper on cooperative wireless communication. The award recognizes an outstanding paper that appeared in any IEEE Communications Society publication in the previous 15 calendar years, a time frame that ensures that the winning piece has had a vital and long-lasting impact.
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