WNCG Alum David Love Named IEEE Fellow

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

WNCG alumnus Dr. David Love has been named an IEEE Fellow. He is being recognized for “contributions to feedback-adaptive wireless communication 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. 

Dr. Love, who graduated from WNCG in 2004, is now a Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Purdue University, where he recently received the ECE Graduate Student Association Outstanding Faculty Award. He is a Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher, holds 21 U.S. patents and has received numerous awards from IEEE, including the 2009 IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology Jack Neubauer Memorial Award and the IEEE Globecom Best Paper Award in 2013. The Purdue Research Foundation Inventors Recognition Reception has also recognized Dr. Love’s work on multiple occasions. While at WNCG, Dr. Love was advised by Prof. Robert Heath.

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