People of ACM - Bulletin Archive
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Shyam Gollakota is an Associate Professor in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, where he leads the Networks and Mobile Systems Lab. His honors include the 2012 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award and the 2020 ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award for contributions to the use of wireless signals in creating novel applications including battery-free communications, health monitoring, gesture recognition, and bio-based wireless sensing.
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