TMMI’s Board Member Wins US’s Highest Honorary Award



Congratulation to Dr. Mung Chiang for winning the 2013 National Science Foundation’s Alan T. Waterman Award.


The National Science Foundation (NSF) will present Dr. Mung Chiang of Princeton University with this year’s Alan T. Waterman Award. The award is given by the NSF annually and is the United States’s highest honorary award for scientists no older than 35.

The Waterman award will be presented to Dr.Mung Chiang at an evening ceremony at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on May 9th.

Dr. Mung Chiang Career Profile

Mung Chiang, PhD, is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University, and has served as the Director of Graduate Studies in Electrical Engineering since 2009. He is also an affiliated faculty in Applied and Computational Mathematics, and in Computer Science.

Dr. Chiang is a leader in studying the structure and dynamics of digital and wireless communications networks, such as cell phone networks and the Internet. The field of “network science” has advanced rapidly in recent decades as researchers have discovered fundamental mathematical properties that are common to many types of networks. His research has been applied to wireless network radio resource optimization, Internet congestion control, as well as wireless signal traffic routing and fair distribution of resources in cloud computing.

Dr. Chiang received his BS (Hons.), MS, and PhD degrees from Stanford University in 1999, 2000, and 2003, respectively. He was an Assistant Professor 2003-2008 and a tenured Associate Professor 2008-2011 at Princeton. He was a Hertz Fellow in 1999-2003, a H. B. Wentz Junior Faculty at Princeton in 2005, and was elected an IEEE Fellow in 2012.

Since November of 2012, Dr. Mung Chiang has served as an advisory board member for TMM, Inc. (TMMI) and has been a key contributor to the formation of TMM, Inc’s business plan.

Additional Readings on Dr. Mung Chiang

Additional information on his work and accolades can be found on the National Science Foundation’s official press release on announcing Dr.Mung Chiang as winner of the 2013 Alan T. Waterman Award.

Further reading on Dr. Mung Chiang can also be found on Princeton’s News site.



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  • James Fulminante

    Way to go Dr Chiang…