Prize for Best Student Paper awarded to Ahmed Khalid

14 Mar 2019
Photo shows l-r: Professor Cormac Sreenan, Head, School of Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT); Ahmed Khalid (recipient of award); Dr Dan Grigoras - Senior Lecturer, CSIT

Ahmed Khalid, a 4th year PhD student receives the award of Best Student Paper of 2018 at a ceremony in UCC on 14th March 2019.

Title of Paper: "RTOP: Optimal User Grouping and SFN Clustering for Multiple eMBMS Video Sessions"

Supervisors: Professor Cormac Sreenan and Dr Ahmed Zahran

The paper will appear in the peer-reviewed proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), a top-ranked venue for publications in computer networking. 

The award was made after a competitive process overseen by a panel of academic experts. This is the first year that the prize has been awarded in the School of Computer Science & Information Technology.

Ahmed Khalid's research is funded by Science Foundation Ireland.

On behalf of us all in the school, we wish Ahmed our congratulations.

Mobile and Internet Systems Laboratory

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