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UW CSE’s Shyam Gollakota named a Forbes “30 Under 30” All-Star

Shyam Gollakota, LeBron James, and Taylor SwiftWhat do UW CSE professor Shyam Gollakota, basketball player LeBron James, and singer Taylor Swift have in common?

They all were named among Forbes magazine’s “30 Under 30” All-Star Alumni — a who’s-who of luminaries in technology, sport, the arts, and more who are “leading the millennial revolution of game changers.”

Gollakota was previously recognized by Forbes on its list of “30 Under 30” in energy for his work on ambient backscatter, which turns existing wireless signals into a source of power and means of communication for battery-free devices.

Check out Gollakota’s Forbes profile here, and see the full list of all-stars here.

Great start to the new year, Shyam!