EE Professor Emeritus, Mischa Schwartz, received prestigious Education Award from IEEE
Categories: Contributions, In-the-news
Award is reserved for very special situations when an individual is
recognized for significant, high-impact and enduring contributions to
electrical engineering or computer engineering education. Prof.
Schwartz was selected for the award in 2009 due to his outstanding
contributions to electrical engineering education, theory, and practice
in the fields of communications, signal processing, and networking.
The award highlighted a large number of Prof. Schwartz's achievements.
They include his contributions at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
and at Columbia University (including the founding of the Center for
Telecommunications Research); his research on coincidence detection and
sequential detection; his research on computer networks, performance
analysis, and queuing theory; his contribution to standards for networks
with the CCITT, CCIR, ISO, and NRC; and his widely used and popular
textbooks, most notably the classic text "Information Transmission,
Modulation, and Noise" (1st edition 1959).