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Tianyi Chen Receives Inaugural IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award

Tianyi Chen Receives Inaugural IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award

By Torie Wells

December 21, 2020

Tianyi Chen, an assistant professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Ph.D. dissertation award.

The paper, titled “Efficient Methods for Distributed Machine Learning and Resource Management in the Internet-of-Things,” is focused on a unified algorithmic framework for distributed machine learning and resource management, a key ingredient of implementing machine learning algorithms in the context of the Internet-of-Things.

Chen will receive this award at the opening ceremony of the 2021 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing scheduled for June in Toronto, Canada.


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