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Two AT&T Reseachers Named IEEE Fellows

by: Staff, Wed May 04 13:57:00 EDT 2016

Two from AT&T Research have been elevated to the status of Fellow by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)—Shubho Sen and Jia Wang.

The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest.

Shubho Sen, Lead Inventive Scientist at AT&T Labs-Research, has been named IEEE fellow in recognition of his work in cross-layer interactions in cellular networks. He has published over 80 peer reviewed journal and conference publications and was a co-inventor in more than 50 patents. He also had a leading role in developing ARO (https://developer.att.com/application-resource-optimizer) — a highly popular open source tool for optimizing mobile app performance.

Jia Wang, a Lead Inventive Scientist, was recognized for her contributions to measurement and management of large operational networks. She is a leading researcher in the field of computer networking and communications with over 15 years of experience and has been awarded 35 US patents in this area. Her Research has produced multiple innovations that are now integral to AT&T network operations.  She has received 2015 WoC STEM Special Recognition Award by the Career Communication Group for her outstanding technical contributions and leadership in community services. She has written over 90 publications and has received  multiple best paper awards. She serves on the IEEE Internet Award Committee and IEEE Computer Society Fellow Committee, and serves on editorial boards, organizing committees and technical program committees of many leading journals and technical conferences.

Sen and Wang are among 297 individuals to be named 2016 IEEE Fellows, an honor reserved each year to no more than one-tenth of one percent of the total voting membership.