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Lajos Hanzo receives IET Achievement Award

Published: 4 November 2008

Professor Lajos Hanzo has been awarded the Sir Monty Finniston Award for Achievement by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Speaking at the Awards Dinner on 3 November, Robin Gill, Chief Executive of the IET said that the Achievement Awards provided an opportunity to celebrate outstanding individuals in the world of engineering. He added 'Each nominee has contributed hugely to their field of work. Through their hard work, they have gained national and international respect from their peers.'

The citation for Professor Hanzo, Head of the ECS Communications research group, read: 'He has made an outstanding contribution to the wireless multimedia industry over a period of 30 years. He has led many research projects across different critical areas including modulation, coding, video and audio compression. His work is widely implemented in many of today’s communication systems. In addition to his respected contribution, Professor Hanzo has acted as a supervisor, tutor and mentor to many of today’s leading wireless engineers.'

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