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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Receives 2021 Shannon-Nyquist Technical Achievement Award
Pramod K. Varshney, Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has been selected to receive the prestigious 2021 Claude Shannon-Harry Nyquist Technical Achievement Award from the IEEE Signal Processing Society for outstanding contributions in the fields of distributed inference and data fusion.
The Claude Shannon-Harry Nyquist Technical Achievement Award was established by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) to honor those who have made outstanding technical contributions to theory and/or practice in technical areas within the scope of the society, as demonstrated by publications, patents or recognized impact on the field. There are over 400,000 IEEE members in more than 160 countries and this award is annually given to one or two individuals.
“I am truly honored to receive this prestigious award. It is a testament to the outstanding research performed by my students, postdocs and collaborators in Syracuse and around the globe,” says Varshney.
“I am extremely happy about Professor Varshney receiving this well-deserved prestigious award,” says Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) Department Chair Jae C. Oh. “He continues to excel in the field of data fusion and distributed inference. He is a world-renowned researcher whom our EECS department is so proud of. It is no surprise that he receives this prestigious award bearing the names of the giants such as Claude Shannon and Harry Nyquist, the names recognized by every electrical engineer in the world.”
“The Shannon-Nyquist Award is one of the most notable awards in the signal processing field and a world-renowned leader like Pramod is very deserving of it,” says Engineering and Computer Science Dean J. Cole Smith.