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Wenjun Hu Wins 2009 William R. Bennett Prize

Wenjun Hu

A paper co-authored by UW CSE post-doctoral researcher Wenjun Hu has won the 2009 William R. Bennett Prize, given annually by the IEEE Communcations Society to the best paper published in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking in the preceding calendar year.

The paper, XORs in the Air: Practical Wireless Network Coding proposes COPE, a new architecture for wireless mesh networks that uses network coding techniques to increase throughput.

A UW CSE paper also won the 2005 William R. Bennett Prize:  Rocketfuel, co-authored by Neil Spring, Ratul Mahajan, David Wetherall, and Tom Anderson.