Leonard J. Cimini, Jr., professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in UD’s College of Engineering, is receiving the 2024 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Eric E. Sumner Award. The IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award recognizes individuals or teams of up to three for their outstanding contributions to communications technology. It is one of IEEE’s Technical Field Awards, which are prestigious recognitions of technical contributions or leadership in specific fields of interest of IEEE. Cimini was recognized alongside Stephen B. Weinstein and Geoffrey Ye Li for their work on technology that enables the high data rate capabilities in modern cellular and Wi-Fi systems.