IEEE Board of Directors has elevated Professor Alyssa Apsel to IEEE Fellow. She was recognized for her contributions to radio frequency and optical communications circuits and systems. The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one- percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.
Method and Apparatus for localized synchronization detection & retention and Transceiver design for PCO based UWB Impulse Radio and network”, filed October 2008 by R.K. Dokania, X. Y. Wang and A. B. Apsel.
Method and Apparatus for Event Detection, Propagation & Localization with immediate neighborhood validation using UWB impulse Radios”, by R.K. Dokania, X. Y. Wang, C. Dorta-Quinones, W. Godycki and A. B. Apsel. It was filed March 2010.
Rajeev Dokania, Xiao Wang, Siddharth Tallur and Prof. Apsel recently published “An ultra low power impulse radio for body-area-networks” in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I. Find it here.
Prof. Apsel was promoted to the rank of Full Professor effective November 1, 2015.