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Shiwen Mao

Shiwen Mao is a professor and the Earle C. Williams Eminent Scholar, and Director of the Wireless Engineering Research and Education Center (WEREC) at Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA. His research interest includes wireless networks, multimedia communications, and smart grid. He is a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Communications Society and the IEEE Council of RFID, and is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking. He received the IEEE ComSoc MMTC Outstanding Researcher Award in 2023, IEEE ComSoc TC-CSR Distinguished Technical Achievement Award in 2019, and NSF CAREER Award in 2010. He is a co-recipient of the 2022 Best Journal Paper Award of IEEE ComSoc eHealth Technical Committee (TC), the 2021 Best Paper Award of Elsevier/KeAi Digital Communications and Networks Journal, the 2021 IEEE Internet of Things Journal Best Paper Award, the 2021 IEEE Communications Society Outstanding Paper Award, the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society 2020 Jack Neubauer Memorial Award, the 2018 ComSoc MMTC Best Journal Paper Award and the 2017 Best Conference Paper Award, the 2004 IEEE Communications Society Leonard G. Abraham Prize in the Field of Communications Systems, and several ComSoc technical committee and conference best paper/demo awards. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.

Lecture Topics
  • Machine learning for wireless communications and networking
  • Smart and connected health
  • RF Sensing and indoor localization
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