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Professor Elza Erkip Named one of the ‘Most Influential Scientific Minds’

Professor Elza Erkip of the Polytechnic School of Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has been listed among the 2014 Thomson Reuters “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds.” She earned the distinction by being one of the 117 Highly Cited Researchers in Computer Science between 2002 and 2012.

Among her prior honors is the 2013 IEEE Communications Society Award for Advances in Communication, given to recognize an outstanding paper published in any IEEE Communications Society publication in the past 15 years.  She is a distinguished lecturer and a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Information Theory Society, as well as a member of the NYU WIRELESS research center faculty. Her current research is on wireless networks with an emphasis on information theoretic and communication theoretic aspects.