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October 2018: Our project on developing a signal processing framework for early detection of Atrial Fibrillation was funded by NIH Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) Center .

September 2018: Our project "PFI-RP: Design and Fabrication of Hardware-based Security Platform using Fabrication Variability of Ultra Low Power Memories" was funded by National Science Foundation.

September 2018: Dr. Afghah presented an invited talk " Game Theory in Machine Learning: Applications in Detection of Cardiovascular Events" in Workshop on Challenges for Using Electronic Health Data for Continuous Monitoring for Cardiac and Pulmonary Disease at 2018 NSF Connections in Smart Health, Arlington VA.

September 2018: Dr. Afghah served as a panelist on "Accelerating into the Future Panel" as a part of  Flagstaff Science Festival, September 2018.

September 2018: Dr. Afghah served as a panelist on "Ethics of Automation and Artificial Intelligence Panel" held in Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, September 2018.

September 2018: Dr. Afghah will serve on the Editorial Board for IET Wireless Sensor Systems during 2018-2021.

September 2018: Dr. Afghah will serve as TCP chair for the 12th International Workshop on Wireless Sensor, Robot, and UAV Networks, in conjunction with IEEE INFOCOM 2019, Paris, France.

August 2018: Welcome to our new group members,  Nathan Payton-McCauslin and James Todd. There are NSF REU students working in the area of biomedical signal processing.

August 2018: Welcome to our new group member,  Atiyeh Fotoohinasab. She is a PhD student working in the area of biomedical signal processing.

August 2018: Welcome to our new group member,  Sixian Zhang. He is a Msc student working in the area of multi-agent systems.

August 2018: Welcome to our new group member,  Qian Zhao. He is a Msc student working in the area communication and networking of UAV networks.

June 2018: Special thanks to NVIDIA to support our research with donation of a Quadro P6000 GPU.

May 2018: We received an REU supplement funding from National Science Foundation to support undergraduate research for False alarm reduction project.

April 2018: Congratulations to Ashwija Korenda on successfully defending her MSc thesis. She will stay with us as a PhD student staring on Fall 2018.

April 2018: Dr. Afghah served as a mentor at N2Women event held at IEEE INFOCOM 2018 (link).

January 2018: Welcome to our new group member,  Behzad Ghazanfari. He is a PhD student working in the area of decision-making for autonomous multi-agent systems.

November 2017: Our project for dynamic spectrum leasing in autonomous multi-agent networks was funded by Air Force Research Laboratory.

November 2017: Welcome to our new group member, Dr. Mehrdad Khaledi. He joined us a postdoctoral researcher to work on security and spectrum management in IoT networks.

October 2017: We organize the first workshop on Small Satellites as a part of IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WiSEE 2018) in December 2018. Check out the Call for Paper at: http://sites.ieee.org/wisee/

September 2017: Call for paper: Special Issue on Machine Learning for Biomedical Informatics, Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Biology. For more information, please visit:

https://insights.sagepub.com/la_press_news.php?pa=view&news_item_id=4111

August 2017: Our project on False alarm reduction was featured by Daily Sun

August 2017: Welcome to our new group members, Seyed Sajad Mousavi. Sajad is a PhD student working on control, data mining and biomedical signal processing.

August 2017: Welcome to our new group members, Alireza Shamsoshoara. He is a PhD student working on security of wireless communication networks.

July 2017: The extension of our project on "Exploiting Nanomaterials for end-to-end Cybersecurity Solutions" was funded by Arizona Board of Regents for $500,000. 

Jan. 2017: Dr. Afghah received NSF CISE Research Initiation Initiative (NSF-CRII) award for her research on developing a Computational Framework to False Alarm Suppression in Intensive Care Units.

April 2017:  Dr. Afghah received Visiting Faculty Research Program award by Air Force Research Lab for Summer 2017.

Jun. 2016: Our project "Exploiting Nanomaterials for end-to-end Cybersecurity Solutions" was funded by Arizona Board of Regents for $500,000. This is a collaborative project among Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University and University of Arizona.

May 2016: Dr. Afghah received Visiting Faculty Research Program award by Air Force Research Lab for Summer 2016.

May. 2016: Congratulations to Abdullah Shamsuddin on successfully defending his master's dissertation. He is now with Raytheon.

March 2016: Dr. Afghah presented an invited talk "Small Satellites: Communication, Networks, and Operation", in NAPSA Workshop on Exoplanets and Habitability: Connecting the Very Large to the Very Small, at Lowell Observatory.

Jan. 2016: Dr. Afghah has been selected as the representative of IEEE Regions 1-6 on membership board standing committee of IEEE signal processing society.

Jan. 2016: Welcome to our new group member, Mohammad Zaeri Amirani. 

Oct. 2015: Paper titled ""A Shapley Value Solution to Game Theoretic-based Feature Reduction in False Alarm Detection" got accepted in Workshop on Machine Learning in Healthcare, Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS'15).

Oct. 2015: Paper titled "A Game Theoretic Predictive Modeling Approach to Reduction of False Alarm" got accepted in International Conference for Smart Health (ICSH'15), Mayo Clinic.

Sep. 2015: Welcome to our new group members, Jared Park, Abdulllah Shamsuddin and Ashwija  Korenda.

Sep. 2015: Paper titled "Software De fined Radio Implementation of DS-CDMA in Inter-Satellite Communications for Small Satellites" got accepted in 2015 IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WiSEE'15).

Aug. 2015: Dr. Afghah gave an invited talk on "Small Satellite Communications" at North Carolina Museum of Natural Science, Raleigh.

Jul. 2015: Paper titled "Context-Aware D2D Peer Selection for Load Distribution in LTE Networks" got accepted in 49th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers (Asilomar'15).

Jun. 2015: Paper titled "Identifying Gene Subnetworks Associated with Clinical Outcome in Ovarian Cancer Using Network Based Coalition Game" got accepted in 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC'15).

Mar. 2015: Dr. Afghah is the Co-PI and the lead for "Demonstration, Implementation, and Integration" on a $5M TECHLAV Center funded by US. Air Force. (link)

Mar. 2015: Congratulations to Christopher, his paper entitled "Design and Implementation of an Autonomous Wireless Sensor-based Smart Home" was accepted in 24th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN'15), International Workshop on wireless Mesh and Ad hoc Networks (WiMAN).

Mar. 2015: Dr. Afghah serves on the technical committee for IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WiSEE 2015), Florida, USA.

Mar. 2015: Congratulations to Frank Pinto on successfully defending his master's dissertation. He is now with Department of Defense.

Mar. 2015: Dr. Afghah was the session chair in the 49th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS 2015), John Hopkins University.

Mar. 2015: Congratulations to Christopher Osigbu on successfully defending his master's dissertation. He is now with IBM.

Mar. 2015: Dr. Afghah serves on the technical committee for the 49th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS 2015), John Hopkins University.

Feb. 2015: Dr. Afghah established a joint IEEE Communication and Signal Processing Chapter at IEEE Central North Carolina Section. (link)

Feb. 2015: Dr. Afghah serves on 2015 N2women board as the Advocate Co-chair. (link)

Feb. 2015: Congratulation to Nima, his paper titled "Spectrum Sharing in Cooperative Cognitive Radio Networks: A Matching Game Framework" got accepted in 49th Annual Conference on Information on Sciences and systems (CISS'15).

Feb. 2015: Paper titled "MIMO-OFDM Non-regenerative Relay Channel Estimation using Compressed Sensing" got accepted in 49th Annual Conference on Information on Sciences and systems (CISS'15).

Feb. 2015: Dr. Afghah is a program committee member for International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems (WINSYS 2015), France.

Feb. 2015: Congratulations to Jabari Stegall on receiving the NSF travel grant to present his work at "2015 NSF Emerging Researcher National (ERN) Conference in Washington, DC.

Jan. 2015: Welcome to our new group member, Niloofar Bahadori. She is a PhD student working on D2D communications.

Jan. 2015: Welcome to our new group member, Rafiya Chowdhury. She is a senior students in electrical engineering working on inter-satellite communications in small satellite networks.

Jan. 2015: The WiNIP member, Boubacar Abou Tchossou is nominated for "2014-2015 Chancellor Award for Academic Excellence" in North Carolina A&T State university.

Jan. 2015: Welcome to our new group member, Denis Yolinga. He is a senior students in electrical engineering working on channel coding for inter-satellite links in small satellite networks.

Dec. 2014: The WiNIP member, Boubacar Abou Tchossou received the "2014-2015 College of Art and Science Outstanding Undergraduate Student of the Year" in North Carolina A&T State university, Congratulation Boubacar!

Nov. 2014: Jabari Stegall presented his poster in "Implementation of Smart House with Wireless Sensor Networks" in 10th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURS), Raleigh, NC.

Nov. 2014: Boubacar Abou Tchoussou presented his poster in "Investigation and Evaluation of Performance Metrics in Dynamic Spectrum Access " in 10th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURS), Raleigh, NC.

Sep. 2014: Welcome to our new group member, Nima Namvar. He is a PhD student working on big data analytics and cognitive radio networks.

Sep. 2014: Congratulations to Christopher Osiegbu for successfully completing his internship as a software engineer at IBM.

Sep. 2014: Congratulations to Frank Pinto for successfully completing his internship at the National Security Agency (NSA).

Sep. 2014: Congratulations to WiNIP lab's undergraduate research assistant, Boubacar Abdou Tchoussou for successfully completing his summer research in Cognitive Communications at Virginia Tech.

Sep. 2014: Welcome to our new group member, Howard Taylor. He is a master's student in ECE department.

Sep. 2014: Welcome to our new group member, Jabari Stegall. He is a senior student in ECE department working on wireless sensor networks.

Aug. 2014: Dr. Afghah serves on the technical committee for the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WiSEE 2014), the Netherlands.

Jul. 2014: Paper titled "Game Theoretic Study of Cooperative Spectrum Leasing in Cognitive Radio Networks" got accepted in International Journal of Handheld Computing Research.

May 2014: Dr Afghah gave a talk in National Wireless Research Collaboration Symposium on cooperative spectrum leasing in Cognitive Radio Networks.

Apr. 2014: Welcome to our new group member, Frank Pinto. Frank is a master's student in ECE department and he is working on inter-satellite communications for small satellites.

Apr. 2014: Paper titled "Optimal Multiple Access Protocol for Inter-satellite Communication in Small Satellite Systems" got accepted in 4S Small Satellite Systems and Services Symposium.

Apr. 2014: Welcome to our new group member, Christopher Osiegbu. Chris is a master's student in ECE department and he is working on designing a smart home using wireless sensors.

Apr. 2014: Dr Afghah serves as judge at 3rd Annual Graduate Research Poster Competition, College of Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University.

Mar. 2014: Dr. Afghah received the New Investigator Award from North Carolina Space consortium for her work in Inter-satellite Communications in Autonomous Small Satellite Networks.

Mar. 2014: Paper titled "Blood Loss Severity Prediction using Game Theoretic Based Feature Selection" got accepted in IEEE-EMBS International Conferences on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI'14).

Mar. 2014: Congratulations to WiNIP lab's undergraduate research assistant, Boubacar Abdou Tchoussou on being admitted to Virginia Tech REU program on Cognitive Communications during summer 2014. (link)

Mar. 2014: Dr Afghah serves as Technical committee member for IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WiSEE 2014).

Mar. 2014: Paper titled "Cooperative Spectrum Leasing in Cognitive Radio Networks" got accepted in IEEE-NSF National Wireless Research Collaboration Symposium (NWRCS).

Feb. 2014: Paper titled "Power Allocation in Parallel Relay Channels using a Near-Potential Game Theoretical Approach" got accepted in 48th Annual Conference on Information on Sciences and systems (CISS'14).