Aura Ganz

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Position: 
Professor
Office: 
309F Knowles Engineering Bldg
Phone: 
(413) 545-0574

Interests

  • Disaster Informatics, Assistive Technologies, Multimedia Networks, Wireless Networks, Network Security, Telemedicine.

Research

  • Assistive Technologies
  • Disaster Informatics
  • Wireless and Sensor Networks
  • Trustworthy Computing

Biography

B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D. Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. 

Activities & Awards

  • 2014 Outstanding Senior Faculty Award College of Engineering
  • 2014 UMass Amherst Spotlight Scholar.
  • UMASS Best teaching award nominee 2011-2012
  • Finalist-VODAFONE Wireless Innovation (top 8 from over 100 submissions)
  • IEEE Fellow-2008
  • Women in Engineering Service Award from UMASS WEP, 1998.
  • Israeli Communication Ministry Award on academic achievements, 1986.
  • Landau's Award for academic achievements, 1985.
  • Best Paper Contender at the International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance, 2010.
  • Best paper award IEEE Broadnets Wireless Symposium, 2007.
  • Best paper award (Systems track) ACM Multimedia conference, 2004.
  • Best paper award - IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, 1999.