Saha wins trio of networking awards

Swetank Kumar Saha.  Photo credit: Onion Studio

Published October 20, 2017

Swetank Kumar Saha (PhD Candidate '18) has won a trio of networking awards this October, all based on his work associated with the NSF CAREER and CRI-funded Millimeter Wave Networking Project.

  • 1st prize at the SEAS lightning talks competitiona $300 awardfor his talk titled, "Fast and Infuriating: Building Super-Fast WiFi", at the SEAS Career Perspectives Networking Conference on October 5. Lightning talks are structured back-to-back three minute pitches given by students and company representatives.
  • 3rd prize in the ACM Student Research Competition at MobiCom 2017 in Salt Lake City on October 19.
  • Runner-up for Best Paper Award at ACM WiNTECH 2017 (a MobiCom-affiliated workshop) as first author on a paper titled, "X60: A Programmable Testbed for Wideband 60 GHz WLANs with Phased Arrays" on October 20.  Swetank collaborated with authors from the UB Electrical Engineering Department and Rice University.

He is advised by Dimitrios Koutsonikolas