IEEE Honors Three NYU-Poly Professors

IEEE, the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity, has honored three Polytechnic Institute of NYU professors with IEEE Fellow status.

IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest are deemed fitting of the prestigious grade elevation to IEEE Fellow.

The honored faculty members included in the Fellow Class of 2011 are:

  • Elza Erkip, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, for contributions to multi-user and cooperative communications;
  • Nasir Memon, professor of computer science and engineering, for contributions to media security and compression; and
  • Shivendra Panwar, professor of electrical and computer engineering and director of the Center for Advanced Technology in Telecommunications, for contributions to design and analysis of communication networks.