Congratulations to Dr. Rice
Dr. Michael Rice has recently been elevated to IEEE Fellow, effective January 1, 2017. The IEEE made the following statement in the official notification of the honor:
Recognizing the achievements of its members is an important part of the mission of the IEEE. Each year, following a rigorous evaluation procedure, the IEEE Fellow Committee recommends a select group of recipients for elevation to IEEE Fellow. Less than 0.1% of voting members are selected annually for this member grade elevation.
It is my great pleasure to inform you that the IEEE Board of Directors, at its November 2016 meeting, elevated you (Dr. Michael Rice) to IEEE Fellow, effective 1 January 2017, with the following citation: for contributions to communication waveforms, detection algorithms, and channel models for aeronautical telemetry
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