Samer Hanna (Ph.D. student at UCLA CORES lab https://cores.ee.ucla.edu) and Prof. DanijelaCabric won the Best Paper Award at IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communication (ICNC), held in Honolulu Feb. 18-21, 2019, the premier conference in the computer and communications fields.

Their paper titled “Deep Learning Based Transmitter Identification using Power Amplifier Nonlinearity” presents a promising physical layer security approach for authenticating thousands of IoT devices based on their radio frequency (RF) fingerprints.