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ECS postgraduate student wins prestigious IET award

Published: 12 June 2009

ECS postgraduate student Evangelos Mazomenos has been awarded a prestigious scholarship from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Evangelos is a member of the ECS Electronic Systems and Devices group, researching ‘Detection and Target Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks’. The Leslie H Paddle Scholarship which he has received from the IET recognizes postgraduate research which will further the art, science or practice of electronic or radio engineering. The Scholarship, which is worth £10,000, will fund the final year of his PhD.

Evangelos began his PhD research in October 2007, having undertaken his undergraduate degree at the University of Patras in Greece. His research interests are within the area of wireless sensor networks, and include target detection and tracking, statistical signal processing, wireless sensor networks for medical monitoring, and network architecture.

He is supervised by Dr Jeff Reeve and Professor Neil White, who commented: ‘The award of this prestigious IET scholarship is a tremendous achievement by Evans. It will allow him to advance his academic studies and also to liaise with other researchers working in his field.’

For further information contact Joyce Lewis; tel.+44(0)23 8059 5453

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