• Michael Fitzgerald

    (Editor’s Update:) Beena writes: Btw, Umar Saif still hasn’t got his US visa – missed another conference in October – but he’s now the first faculty member in a Pakistani university to receive the Faculty Research Award from Google, a highly competitive and prestigious award, granted for his joint work with UC Berkeley. The award goes for his work on low-cost rural telephony systems, “aimed at enabling novel modes of communication to coordinate rescue efforts during times of disaster when traditional communication systems may be unavailable.”