Electronics Postgraduate Receives EU Prize

Jeanne James, a postgraduate student working with Dr. Nathan Gomes in the Broadband and Wireless Communications Research Group in the Department of Electronics, was recently selected as one of the best fifteen student reporters at the EU’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) event which had been held in Lyon in November 2008.Jeanne was the student representative of the EU Network of Excellence “ISIS” which is centred on Radio over Fibre systems for the support of current and emerging wireless networks. Jeanne and the other winners each won a Z-PEN, which can not only be used as a regular USB drive but can also be used to convert handwritten notes into digital text.