Huntington Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) December 04, 2012
Michail Tsatsanis, Ph.D, director of communication systems at Entropic Communications, San Diego, Calif. has been named an IEEE Fellow effective January 1, 2013. He is being recognized for “Contributions to wireless and digital subscriber line communications”. His accomplishments in academia, research and industry have dramatically improved the technologies used by wireless or wireline devices that connect to the Internet.
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. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one- percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement. 298 individuals have been elevated to IEEE Fellow for 2013.
In his academic career, Dr. Tsatsanis performed groundbreaking research in developing novel digital signal processing techniques for communication systems. During his career in industry, he provided technical leadership to a number of companies, made significant contributions to international standards bodies and was a founder of Aktino, a venture capital backed high-tech startup company in the communications space.
His work has been internationally recognized: he is the recipient of the prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award and a number of IEEE best paper awards. His startup company received wide recognition for technical innovation and its products received a number of awards. Dr. Tsatsanis has served the IEEE in a variety of leadership roles.
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