Monthly Archives: September 2010

SCE Alum Mo Qureshi Receives Award!

SCE Alum, Mo Qureshi, received the Crescent Peace Society of Greater Kansas City during their annual dinner on Sunday, Sept 26 2010 for ” the Most Valuable Service Award”. The award is for Mo’s commitment and efforts in helping the community and providing valuable service to the Crescent Peace Society.

Ghulam Chaudhry Receives Award!

SCE Professor Ghulam Chaudhry received an award from the Crescent Peace Society of Greater Kansas City during their annual dinner on Sunday, Sept 26, 2010 for ” Contributions and Achievements in Education” which have positively impacted the Kansas City Community.

NSPE President Michael Hardy Visits SCE!

The president of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) visited SCE September 16, 2010 during his visit to Kansas City. The SCE NSPE Student Chapter, one of the largest in the country, hosted a Pizza with the President luncheon where SCE engineering students were able to discuss their professional licensure questions and learn more about the steps needed to achieve professional licensure. President Hardy and his delegation also had lively meetings SCE faculty discussing faculty licensure issues and learning more about SCE faculty research areas and applications. Late afternoon found President Hardy as the featured guest on SCE Associate Professor Deborah O’Bannon’s KCMO 710 radio show, Building Kansas City.  He ended his day at the MSPE WC and KSPE EC dinner meeting where he spoke on the value of networking.  Eleven NSPE student chapter members from UMKC SCE attended the dinner.

Oleg Gusak Receives Distinguished Technical Paper Award from OPNETWORK

Oleg Gusak, SCE Research Professor, has received a Distinguished Technical Paper Award from OPNETWORK 2010 for his paper, Performance Analysis of IMS Control Plane Over WiMAX Access Network. According to one of the paper’s reviewers, “This is a concise, technically sound and excellent paper that targets the performance of the IMS signaling messages in a system whose enterprise side is made of a WiMAX network.” OPNETWORK is OPNET’s annual industry conference attracting leaders from industry, government and academic communities from all over the world. The conference focuses on advancing the state of application and network performance management. Approximately 1,800 participants attended the OPNETWORK conference held in Washington, DC August 30th thru September 2nd. Congratulations Oleg!

Professor Deep Medhi General Co-Chair for ITC 2011

Deep Medhi, Professor of Computer Science, is serving as the General Co-Chair for the ITC 2011 23rd International Teletraffic Congress, to be held from September 6-8, 2011 in San Francisco, CA.   ITC provides a venue for researchers from academia and industry interested in design and control of communication networks, protocols and applications.  ITC 2011 is soliciting for the submission of papers with original contributions, especially contributions that address novel issues, pioneer disruptive paradigms, or propose innovative models and techniques.  Furthermore, papers that provide important insights on real-world networking problems, e.g., based on measurements, application of analytical techniques or simulations, are strongly encouraged.  Deadline for Paper Registration is January 8, 2011 and the submission deadline is January 15, 2011.  See for more details.