Dr. Rute C. Sofia becomes an IEEE Senior Member

10.2018: Rute C. Sofia, Senior Researcher of COPELABS and Associate Professor at Universidade Lusófona has been named Senior Member of the IEEE. Dr. Sofia's research interests are focused on network architectures and protocols, with special emphasis in mobility management and modeling; IoT; pervasive wireless systems.

Senior member is the highest IEEE professional grade for which members may apply. Only 10% of IEEE over 400,000 members in more than 160 countries have achieved senior grade. This level is a recognition of professional maturity and sustained achievements. It requires at least 10 years of membership and a demonstrated significant performance over at least five years of professional practice.

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