Ashutosh Nayyar Receives Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship   Bookmark and Share

Ashutosh Nayyar, doctoral candidate in electrical engineering: systems working with Prof. Demosthenis Teneketzis, has been awarded a 2010 Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship from the Rackham School of Graduate Studies at the University of Michigan.

The title of Ashutosh's dissertation is "Decentralized Decision Making: Problems from Communication and Sensor Networks." He is investigating decision-making problems in decentralized systems, in particular communication systems and sensor networks. He will use newly developed methods in a multi-disciplinary NASA project to find sensor scheduling and estimation strategies for the purpose of tracking soil moisture evolution.


The Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship is a competitive fellowship that supports outstanding doctoral students in their last stages of dissertation research and writing. The award recipients will be honored at a reception in early April.

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Posted: February 17, 2010 by
Catharine June
EECS/ECE Communications Coordinator or 734-936-2965