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
- 1st prize at the SEAS lightning talks competition—a $300 award—for 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
He is advised by Dimitrios