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2018 Bronze Medal Award

Garey, Rouil, Sun, Walton, Kahn

Garey, Rouil, Sun, Walton, Kahn

AWARD CITATION

The group is recognized for significantly advancing standards to enable mission-critical voice over broadband networks for public-safety applications. The group’s sustained efforts have led to new products with mission-critical voice capabilities that will have significant impact on multi-agency coordination during severe network congestions and large disaster events by leveraging the broadband capabilities of FirstNet. These products will enable public-safety communication across organizations on commercially available public-safety devices — from smartphones to tablets to laptops. 

GROUP AWARD

David Cypher

Computer Scientist
Communications Technology Laboratory

Wesley Garey

Computer Scientist
Communications Technology Laboratory

Jason Kahn

Electronics Engineer
Communications Technology Laboratory

Richard Rouil

Supervisory Computer Engineer
Communications Technology Laboratory

Yishen Sun

Computer Engineer
Communications Technology Laboratory

Christopher Walton

Electronics Engineer
Communications Technology Laboratory