Kaushik Chowdhury In the Media
Kaushik Chowdhury for Northeastern
Smart watches. Pacemakers. Internet-connected glasses. These are devices designed to make life easier. And yet, the airwaves that all this wearable technology use to communicate can be hacked, meaning our personal health information is vulnerable. So researchers at Northeastern have a better, more secure idea: Send data through your body.
Associate professor Kaushik Chowdhury received the 2017 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for his innovative research on intelligent, autonomous radios in wireless communications. The technology could significantly advance communications in military operations, natural disasters, and next-generation consumer networks.