Muhammad Akram Karimi, awarded Best Student Paper Award

Akram has been awarded Best Student Paper Award (3rd place) at (IMS) 2016. ​​​

​Muhammad Akram Karimi, working on a funded project by Saudi Aramco has been awarded Best Student Paper Award (3rd place) at International Microwave Symposium(IMS) 2016 in San Francisco. IMS is the most prestigious conference of Microwave and RF community where the best groups worldwide showcase their high quality work.The acceptance rate of papers in this conference is low (between 40-50%) which this year was 37% (370 papers were accepted out of around 1000 submissions). Based upon the research quality, 30 papers were finalized for best paper competition and our paper competed with the other finalist papers from world class universities including: UC Berkley, UCLA (Mona Jarrahi group), Georgia Tech, UCSD (Rebeiz's group), University of Illinois, University of Florida, Purdue, Princeton, Rice university, etc. We secured the best student paper award (3rd place). The paper got a lot of attention.