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Biography of Ashwin Ashok

Ashwin Ashok is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Georgia State University (GSU) and directs the Mobile and Robotic Systems through Experiential research lab (MORSE Studio). His research group focuses on emerging technologies and spans work across communications and networking, environmental systems, sensors and robotic systems, and mobile computing. His research combines expertise in theory, software engineering, hardware design, application development and experimentation. He completed his postdoctoral research from Carnegie Mellon University in 2016 and Ph.D. from Wireless Information Network Lab (WINLAB) at Rutgers University in 2014. His thesis pioneered the concept of visual multi-input multi-output (MIMO) for camera–based communication. He has founded and continues to co-organize and steer the ACM Body-centric Computing Systems (BodySys, previously WearSys 2015-2020) workshop. He serves on the program committee for several ACM and IEEE conferences and journals, Editor for Elsevier Vehicular Communications (VEHCOM), Guest Editor for the special issue on Visible Light and Camera Communications in MDPI Electronics journal, and vice-chair for IEEE P1920.2 (Vehicle to Vehicle Communications for Unmanned Aircraft Systems) standard working group committee. He is the recipient of the US National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award in 2022, GSU’s 2021 University Outstanding Faculty for Undergraduate Research and 2022 College of Arts and Science Outstanding Undergraduate Mentoring awards.