Honors & Awards
  • Invited paper, "Energy efficient packet transmission strategies for wireless body area networks with rechargeable sensors", IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) - Fall, Toronto, Canada, Sept. 24-27, 2017.
  • Invited paper, "Priority-aware Scheduling for Coexisting Wireless Body Area Networks", 2015 Internatioal Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (WCSP), Nanjing, China, Oct. 15-17, 2015. (Co-authored with S. Huang)
  • Best Paper Award: “Topology control for heterogeneous connectivity requirements to sink in M2M networks”, the 8th International Conference on Communications and Networking in China, Guilin, China, Aug. 14-16, 2013. (Co-authored with X. Li and H. Zhang)
  • Rh Award for Outstanding Contributions to Scholarship and Research in the Applied Sciences Category, University of Manitoba, 2012.
  • Invited paper, “Analysis of cognitive radio networks with channel aggregation and imperfect sensing”, IEEE Cognitive and Resource-aware Wireless Communications (CRWC) Workshop, Hawaii, Aug. 1-4, 2011.
  • IEEE GLOBECOM 2010 Outstanding Service Award, 2010.
  • Invited paper, “Balance the trade-off between the accessibility and performance of distributed routing schemes in multi-hop wireless networks”, IEEE VTC 2010-Fall, Ottawa, Canada, Sept. 6-9, 2010.
  • CFI Leaders Opportunity Fund award, Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), April 2009.
  • Delegate of Dragon 100 Young Chinese Leaders Forum, The Dragon Foundation, August 2008.
  • Associated NSERC Industrial Research Chair, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), July 2006 – July 2011.
  • Invited paper, “Medium access control in ultra-wideband (UWB) networks,” IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology, vol. 54, no. 5, pp. 1663-1677, Sept. 2005.
  • NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), June 2004 – May 2006.
Honors & Awards by My Students
  • C. Yi, A. Keith Dixon Graduate Scholarship in Engineering (1 per year in Faculty of Engineering), 2017.
  • C. Yi, Edward R. Toporeck Graduate Fellowship in Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Manitoba, 2017.
  • B. Chabikuli, Heinrich Fast, K. Gibson, M. Kolynchuk, K. Torres, IEEE Ted Glass Award (3rd class), IEEE, 2017.
  • C. Yi, Edward R. Toporeck Graduate Fellowship in Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Manitoba, 2016.
  • C. Yi, IEEE Globecom 2016 Student Travel Grant (IEEE ComSoc Travel Grant), IEEE, 2016.
  • T. Asawo, R. Djohan, G. Seru, J. Song, IEEE Ted Glass Award (1st class), IEEE, 2016.
  • C. Yi, Edward R. Toporeck Graduate Fellowship in Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Manitoba, 2015.
  • C. Aldaba, T.Q. Liang, Y. Su, H. Wang, J. Winkler, IEEE Young Professional Award for Outstanding Final Year Project, IEEE, 2015.
  • C. Aldaba, T.Q. Liang, Y. Su, H. Wang, J. Winkler, IEEE Ted Glass Award (1st class), IEEE, 2015.
  • C. Yi, University of Manitoba Graduate Scholarship (UMGF), University of Manitoba, 2015-2018.
  • C. Yi, Edward R. Toporeck Graduate Fellowship in Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Unviersity of Manitoba, 2014.
  • S. Huang, Manitoba Graduate Scholarship, Province of Manitoba, 2013-2017.
  • B. Kasiri, Student Travel Award, IEEE Military and Commercial Communicstions Conference (MILCOM), 2012.
  • B. Kasiri, Student Travel Award, IEEE Military and Commercial Communicstions Conference (MILCOM), 2011.
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