Clark School Home UMD

ISR News Story

Alum Wade Trappe is named IEEE Fellow

Alumnus Wade Trappe, a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Rutgers University, and associate director of its Wireless Information Network Laboratory (WINLAB), has been named a 2014 Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) "for contributions to information and communication security."

At Maryland, Trappe earned his M.S. in 1999 and a Ph.D. in applied mathematics and scientific computing in 2002; he was affiliated with both ISR and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, and was advised by Professor K.J. Ray Liu (ECE). He has become a nationally recognized authority in wireless network security.

His research group's recent focus has been to explore non-traditional approaches to security by re-examining the conceptual definitions of security and privacy. To devise new solutions, his group applies a mix of mathematical tools and experimental design. Trappe is currently applying his philosophies to enhance the state-of-the-art in wireless security (particularly, in integrating physical layer security into wireless systems) and developing protocols for a secure future Internet.

Related Articles:
Alumnus Xiaobo Tan elevated to IEEE Fellow
Alum Radha Poovendran named IEEE Fellow; department chair
Alum Mingyan Liu named IEEE Fellow
Alum Zhu Han named IEEE Fellow
Alumna Mingyan Liu named ECE chair at University of Michigan
Best paper award for Bergbreiter, St. Pierre, Gosrich at Hilton Head workshop
Alum Mingyan Liu is PI for Multiscale Network Games of Collusion and Competition MURI
Alumnus Philip Twu's exciting career in space robotics
Kedem, De Oliveira win Canadian Journal of Statistics Award
Pamela Abshire elected IEEE Fellow

December 5, 2013


Prev   Next

 

 

Current Headlines

Pines Receives UMD President's Medal

Sennur Ulukus receives NSF grant to address important data-related medical device issue

NSF grant for Ghodssi, Bentley furthers research of flexible devices to combat biofilms

Oct. 4 event features Michele Gelfand, research colleague of Dana Nau

Fermuller, Shamma, Etienne-Cummings receive NSF grant for 'Research Coordination Network'

Alumnus Omur Ozel joins George Washington University as tenure-track faculty

Lu, Gollob, Picard win ISR annual awards

Five recipients of ISR Graduate Student Travel Award announced

These are tiny robots. And they are awesome.

MTI App that Rewards Smart Commuting Featured in Washington Post

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar