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UW EE at the 2013 IEEE RFID Conference

March 4, 2013

Congratulations to all of the UW EE authors for being nominated for a best paper award at the 7th Annual IEEE International Conference on RFID. In all, three of the five best paper award candidates went to papers with UW EE and CSE affiliation. This year’s conference keynote speaker is also UW EE faculty member, Brian Otis. Below are the titles and authors of the nominated papers from UW EE and CSE:

“Hybrid Analog-Digital Backscatter: A New Approach for Battery-Free Sensing”
Vamsi Talla and Joshua R. Smith

“Sensor Enabled Wearable RFID Technology for Mitigating the Risk of Falls Near Beds”
Roberto Luis Shinmoto Torres, Qinfen Shi, Alanson Sample, Damith C. Ranasinghe

“Minimum Energy Source Coding for Asymmetric Modulation with Application to RFID”
Farzad Hessar, Sumit Roy

Vamsi Talla is an EE graduate student, advised by EE and CSE faculty member Joshua Smith. Alanson Sample received his PhD from EE with Joshua Smith as his faculty advisor, and had a Postdoc with Joshua Smith in CSE. Farzad Hessar is an EE graduate student advised by EE faculty member Sumit Roy.

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List of IEEE RFID 2013 Best Paper Award Candidates