ECE Alum, Advisor Earn Recognition From National Research Council of Thailand


July 12, 2011

ECE alumnus Sooksan Panichpapiboon, who earned his Ph.D. in 2006 under the supervision of ECE Professor Ozan Tonguz, received the 2011 Dissertation Award from the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) for his doctoral thesis, "Practical Design Issues in Ad Hoc Wireless Networks: Transmit Power, Topology and Routing." His Excellency Mr. Abhisit Vejjajiva, prime minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, presented him with the award earlier this year.

In addition to recognizing Panichpapiboon, who is now a faculty member at King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang in Bangkok, the NRCT also honored Tonguz, "as the major advisor who contributed advice and support" to Panichpapiboon's thesis.

For more on the award, visit Panichpapiboon's website.

ECE alumnus Sooksan Panichpapiboon (top) and his Ph.D. advisor, ECE Professor Ozan Tonguz, recently earned recognition from the National Research Council of Thailand.

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