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Fauzia Ahmad, Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named an IEEE Fellow. Dr. Ahmad is being recognized for her contribution to through-the-wall radar imaging.

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. 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. Ahmad received her Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in 1997 from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests lie in the areas of statistical signal and array processing, radar signal processing and imaging, ultrasound imaging, waveform design and diversity, source localization/tracking and compressive sensing.

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