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SEECS graduate student awarded ‘best paper presentation’ at IEEE conference

A graduate student in the College of Engineering & Mines, Barathwaja was awarded for his presentation at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 13th Computing and Communication Workshop & Conference.

Barathwaja Subash Chandar, a School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science student, received the best paper presentation award at the IEEE 13th Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference for the paper titled “Short-Term AQI Forecasts using Machine/Deep Learning Models for San Francisco, CA.”

The conference, held virtually from March 8th to 11th, 2023, aims to bring together scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds to emphasize the dissemination of ongoing research in the fields of computing and communication. This conference also promotes intense dialogue between academia and industry, bridging the gaps between academic research, industry initiatives, and governmental policies.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Through hosted events like the Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference, they inspire a global community of engineering, computing, and technology information professionals.

The paper’s co-authors include Prashanth Rajagopalan, a UND graduate research assistant pursuing a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, and Prakash Ranganathan (advisor), associate professor of electrical engineering.