Selected Awards and Honors

Recent Keynotes, Colloquia, Tutorials, and Panels

(Colloquia) Stochastic Geometry for Networks

University of Pennsylvania Electrical and Systems Engineering Colloquium, Philadelphia, PA, November 17, 2023.
Virginia Tech Mathematics Department Colloquium, Blacksburg, VA, October 27, 2023.

(2023 VT EFO Inspiration Seminar) Wireless Communication Systems: History, Personal Reflections, and Future Prospects

Delivered the 2023 Virginia Tech Engineering Faculty Organization (EFO) Inspiration Seminar, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, October 4, 2023.

(Panel) IEEE PIMRC 2023 Panel on Emerging Trends in the Era of 6G and AI

Served on this panel with Petar Popovski (Aalborg), Xianbin Wang (Western), Vincent Wong (UBC), and Wei Yu (Toronto, Moderator), IEEE PIMRC, Toronto, Canada, September 5-8, 2023.

(Invited Seminar) Fundamentals of Landmark-Based Geolocation

IEEE Communication Theory Workshop, Hualien, Taiwan, July 2-5, 2023. Invited to present for being the winner of the IEEE ComSoc CTTC Early Achievement Award.

(Keynote) Drone-Assisted Cellular Networks: Modeling and Fundamentals

DroneCom: 4th International Workshop on Drone Assisted Wireless Communications for 5G and Beyond, ACM MobiCom 2021, New Orleans, US, March 28 - April 1, 2022.

(Invited Seminar) Poisson Line Cox Process: Distributional Properties and Applications to Vehicular Networks

LINCS-NEMO Workshop on Vehicular Networks, Laboratory for Information, Networking and Communication Sciences (LINCS), Paris, Mar 10-11, 2022. (Video Lecture)

(Short Course) Machine Learning in Communications

JTG/IEEE ITSoc Summer School in Information Theory, Signal Processing, Telecommunication, and Networking, IIT Kanpur, India, June 28-July 1, 2021. (Video Lectures)
Second offering: SPARC Project Event, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, India, Jan 21-24, 2022.

(Keynote) Random Sequential Adsorption: A Multilayer Extension and its Applications to Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks

Fifth Symposium on Spatial Networks, School of Mathematics, Bristol University, Oct 23, 2020.

(Keynote) Integrated Access and Backhaul: Foundations and Design Insights

India Research Network 2020 event organized by Samsung Research India - Bangalore, India, Sept. 21-25, 2020.

(Keynote) An Application of Grassmann Clustering in Massive MIMO

Open-RAN Workshop, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), 25-28 May 2020.

(Invited Seminar) Role of Age of Information in the Internet of Things

Workshop on 5G Technology that Fuels Massive IoT Growth, IEEE 5G World Forum, Bangalore, India, Sept. 2020.

(Invited Seminar) Random Networks on Lines: Stochastic Geometry for Vehicular Systems

IEEE Radio Communications Technical Committee (RCC) Meeting at the IEEE ICC 2020. Invited to present for being the winner of the IEEE ComSoc RCC Early Achievement Award.

(Invited Seminar) Stochastic Geometry for Smart Cities

Building Blocks for Smarter Cities Workshop, Virginia Tech Research Center - Arlington, July 29, 2019.

(Keynote) Poisson Cluster Process and its Applications to Cellular Networks

Third Symposium on Spatial Networks, School of Mathematics, Bristol University, UK, Sept. 13, 2018.

(Invited Tutorial) Poisson Line Process: Historical Perspective and Applications to Vehicular Networks

Short Course on Stochastic Geometry, School of Mathematics, Bristol University, UK, Sept. 11, 2018.

(Invited Seminar) 3GPP-inspired Stochastic Geometry Models for Cellular Networks

Texas Wireless Summit, WNCG, The University of Texas at Austin, TX, Nov. 6, 2017.
10th annual Huawei University Days, Futurewei R&D Center, Chicago, IL, Aug. 4, 2017.

(Invited Seminar) Modeling and Analysis of Emerging Trends in Device-to- Device Networks

Communications Theory Workshop, Orange County, CA, May 2015.

(Invited Seminar) Modeling and Analysis of Clusters and Exclusion Zones in D2D Networks

Simons Conference on Networks and Stochastic Geometry, Austin, TX, May 2015.

(IEEE ComSoc Webinar) Small Cells, Big Gains: Increasing Cellular Capacity (by 1000x)

IEEE ComSoc webinar (sponsored by InterDigital), Mar. 26, 2015.

(Invited Seminar) Spatial Models for 5G Networks: Beyond Homogeneous Poisson Point Processes

Qualcomm Corporate R&D Academic Lecture Series, San Diego, CA, Dec. 10, 2015.

(Invited Tutorial) Small Cells, Big Gains: Increasing Cellular Capacity by 1000x

24th Virginia Tech Symposium on Wireless Communications and 10th Annual Wireless Summer School, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, May 28-30, 2014.

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