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IT researcher wins the 2019 IEEE ComSoc Best YP in Academia Award

by IT on 18-12-2019
Shahid Mumtaz has won the IEEE ComSoc Best Young Professional in Academia Award, at the 2019 IEEE Global Communications Conference – GLOBECOM 2019. The event was held from December 9 – 13, in Waikoloa, Havai, USA.

Currently a researcher in the Mobile Systems group of IT in Aveiro, Shahid Mumtaz was distinguished “In recognition of his contribution to innovative wireless communication research and development, especially, in the area of Physical and MAC layer technologies”.

In his work, the IT researcher uses mathematical and system level tools to model and analyze emerging wireless communication architectures, leading to innovative and/or theoretically optimal new communication techniques. He is working closely with leading R&D groups in the industry to transition these ideas to practice.

With more than 12 years of wireless industry/academic experience, Shahid Mumtaz is an ACM Distinguished speaker, IEEE Senior member, EiC of IET "journal of Quantum communication" , Vice-Chair: Europe/Africa Region- IEEE ComSoc: Green Communications & Computing society and Vice-chair for IEEE standard on P1932.1: Standard for Licensed/Unlicensed Spectrum Interoperability in Wireless Mobile Networks.