NYU professor named to Wireless Hall of Fame

Theodore S. Rappaport, a New York University professor and founding director of the research center NYU WIRELESS will be inducted into the Wireless History Foundation (WHF) Wireless Hall of Fame at the Foundation´s Awards Dinner in Los Angeles on October 23rd, the company said.

Rappaport also recently became the recipient of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 2020 Eric E. Sumner Award, named in honor of the late IEEE President Eric E. Sumner, who was instrumental in developing early switching systems. He will receive the Sumner medal at the 2019 IEEE Global Communications Conference in Hawaii in early December.

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering dates to 1854, the founding date for both the New York University School of Civil Engineering and Architecture and the Brooklyn Collegiate and Polytechnic Institute (widely known as Brooklyn Poly). For more information, visit http://engineering.nyu.edu.

NYU WIRELESS is a vibrant academic research center that is pushing the boundaries of wireless communications, sensing, networking, and devices. For more information, visit wireless.engineering.nyu.edu.