Carnegie Mellon University

Hamerschlag Hall

April 13, 2021

Kumar Awarded 2021 SIGBED Early Career Researcher Award

Swarun Kumar was selected as the winner for the 2021 SIGBED Early Career Researcher Award. This award recognizes outstanding contributions by early career investigators in the area of embedded, real-time, and cyber-physical systems. The Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM) Special Interest Groups (SIGs) regularly cite outstanding individuals for their contributions in more that 30 distinct technological fields.

Kumar’s research interests are in the area of computer networks with a special focus on wireless networks and mobile systems. Recent years have witnessed an explosive growth in wireless connectivity, enabling a host of new applications and services. His research designs and builds new wireless technologies that provide faster connectivity to existing devices, connect previously unconnected objects to the Internet and provide novel services as a result. Kumar’s research has made broad contributions to the fields of IoT, next-generation wireless connectivity, and novel wireless services.