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DSPCAD Group Research Scientists Chung-Ching Shen and William Plishker and Professor Shuvra S. Bhattacharyya won the 2012 Jimmy Lin Award for Entrepreneurship, in recognition of the business Plan Streamlined Embedded Technologies. The award, made possible by the Jimmy Lin Endowment for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland, includes a monetary prize and an engraved plaque.
DSPCAD Group Research Scientists William Plishker and Chung-Ching Shen and Professor Shuvra S. Bhattacharyya were finalists, in the Information Science Category, for the 2012 University of Maryland Invention of the Year Award. They received this recognition for their project entitled entitled "Functional Dataflow Interchange Format (Functional DIF)
  Lai-Huei Wang won a Scholarship from the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation. The scholarship provides Lai-Huei with a grant to work at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences during Spring 2013 on the research topic of dataflow graph in wireless communication systems. The Marshall Plan Scholarship promotes academic exchange between American and Austrian universities.
George Zaki received a best student paper award at the 2011 IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems, held in Beirut, Lebanon during October 4-7, 2011.  This award was presented for the paper entitled "Vectorization and mapping of software defined radio applications on heterogeneous multi-processor platforms authored by G. Zaki, W. Plishker, S. Bhattacharyya, C. Clancy, and J. Kuykendall.
Inkeun Cho won a Scholarship from the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation. The scholarship provides Inkeun with a grant to work at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences during Spring 2012 on the research topic of modern wireless communication in hardware design. The Marshall Plan Scholarship promotes academic exchange between American and Austrian universities.
Chung-Ching Shen has been promoted to the position of Assistant Research Scientist in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, effective July 1, 2011.
Nimish Sane won a Scholarship from the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation. The scholarship provides Nimish with a grant to work at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences during Spring 2011 on the research topic of Rapid Prototyping of High Performance Signal Processing Applications. The Marshall Plan Scholarship promotes academic exchange between American and Austrian universities.
William Plishker has been promoted to the position of Assistant Research Scientist in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, effective July 1, 2011
Hsiang-Huang Wu won a Scholarship from the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation. The scholarship provides Hsiang-Huang with a grant to work at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences during Fall 2010 on the research topic of Innovative Framework of Parameterized Dataflow for Dynamical Simulation, Scheduling Technique and Buffer Optimization. The Marshall Plan Scholarship promotes academic exchange between American and Austrian universities.April 2010.
George Zaki was selected by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as a 2009-2010 Distinguished Teaching Assistant, and recognized by the The Center for Teaching Excellence, the Office of Undergraduate Studies, and the Graduate School for his "valuable contributions in undergraduate education at the University of Maryland."
Kishan Sudusinghe has been chosen to represent the University of Maryland at this year's ACC Meeting of the Minds Conference on April 16-17, 2010, at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This conference is held to showcase undergraduate research projects in major East Coast universities. Only five projects were selected from across UMD for presentation at the conference this year.
George Zaki has been selected as a Texas Instruments (TI) Scholar. The TI Scholars program was made possible by a gift from Texas Instruments through the ECE Corporate Affiliates program. Each year, Texas Instruments supports talented graduate students in electrical and computer engineering with a tuition grant, stipend, and benefits through the TI Scholars program. TI Scholars work on selected research topics related to their area of study. George will conduct research in Acoustics, Signal Processing, and Computer Engineering.Soujanya Kedilaya has been selected as a 2009 Texas Instruments (TI) Scholar. The TI Scholars program was made possible by a gift from Texas Instruments through the ECE Corporate Affiliates program. Each year, Texas Instruments supports two talented graduate students in electrical and computer engineering with a tuition grant, stipend, and benefits through the TI Scholars program. TI Scholars work on selected research topics related to communications and signal processing.
Soujanya Kedilaya won a Scholarship from the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation. The scholarship provides Soujanya with a grant to work at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences during Spring 2010 on the research topic of Design Methodologies for High Performance Signal Processing Systems. The Marshall Plan Scholarship promotes academic exchange between American and Austrian universities.
Ruirui Gu won a Scholarship from the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation. The scholarship provided Ruirui with a grant to work at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences during Fall 2009 on the research topic of Dataflow-based Design Methodology for Embedded Signal Processing. During her stay at Salzburg, Ruirui also taught a short course on advanced digital system design. The Marshall Plan Scholarship promotes academic exchange between American and Austrian universities.
Soujanya Kedilaya has been selected as a 2009 Texas Instruments (TI) Scholar. The TI Scholars program was made possible by a gift from Texas Instruments through the ECE Corporate Affiliates program. Each year, Texas Instruments supports two talented graduate students in electrical and computer engineering with a tuition grant, stipend, and benefits through the TI Scholars program. TI Scholars work on selected research topics related to communications and signal processing.
William Plishker, Nimish Sane, Mary Kiemb, and Shuvra Bhattacharyya won the Stamatis Vassiliadis Best Paper Award at the International Workshop on Systems, Architectures, Modeling, and Simulation, Samos, Greece, July 2008. The award was presented for the paper entitled Heterogeneous Design in Functional DIF.
Research Associate William Plishker and ECE graduate students Yashwanth Hemaraj and Omkar Dandekar, and ECE Adjunct Professor Raj Shekhar were winners in the Faculty and Graduate Student Division of the 2007 University of Maryland's Business Plan Competition, which is organized annually by Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (MTECH) Ventures, a unit of the A. James Clark School of Engineering. The team created a new company called Accelign that is developing technology that quickly fuses or "registers" medical images from multiple sources to create a single, three-dimensional image. This innovation can help doctors provide faster and more accurate diagnoses and pre-operative planning.
2003. Sankalita Saha was was awarded the Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award. The award is given at the end of the academic year jointly by the Center for Teaching Excellence, the Dean for Undergraduate Studies, and the Dean of the Graduate School to recognize outstanding graduate teaching assistants at the University of Maryland.
2003. Sankalita Saha won the George Corcoran Student Teaching Award. This honor is awarded annually by the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland in recognition of "excellence in teaching by a graduate student."
Michael Rinehart won the Best Research Project Award for the Maryland Engineering Research Internship Teams (MERIT) Program in Summer, 2001. Mike's project was entitled "Automated Synthesis of Embedded Multiprocessors".