2010-2011

ECE Welcomes a Fulbright Scholar

Sean Rocke, an Assistant Lecturer at the University of the West Indies and a Fulbright Scholar has joined the ECE Department to complete his PhD Studies under Professor Alexander Wyglinski in the Wireless Innovation Laboratory.

Sean Rocke

Sean Rocke, an Assistant Lecturer at the University of the West Indies and a Fulbright Scholar has joined the ECE Department to complete his PhD Studies under Professor Alexander Wyglinski in the Wireless Innovation Laboratory.

Sean is studying under the LASPAU/United States Department of State Fulbright Faculty Development Program. This program caters to young faculty and is coordinated by the Academic and Professional Programs for the Americas (LASPAU) on behalf of the Department of State. LASPAU’s prime responsibility is to promote programs in the Latin America and Caribbean regions. This program dates back to 1975 and has enabled over 3,000 faculty members from Latin America and the Caribbean to study in the United States. Established in 1946 with legislation introduced by Senator William Fulbright, the Fulbright Scholar Program is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. This program offers a wide variety of study opportunities annually around the world in over 155 countries.

Sean received his BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of the West Indies and his Masters in Communications Management with a concentration in Operational Communications from Coventry University in Great Britain. He joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at UWI as an Assistant Lecturer in 2005. Sean’s research interests include: Interaction with Knowledge and Semantic Web Technologies, Virtual Communities and Social Systems, Accessible Technologies, and Technology-Enhanced Learning.

Under Professor Wyglinski’s supervision, Sean will be studying in the area of wireless spectrum characterization such that he can apply this knowledge in order to assist in the development of the telecommunications sector in the Caribbean region.

 

Professor Alexander Wyglinski and Sean Rocke

October 14, 2010

 
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