The MIT Geospatial Data Center (GDC)â€™s Asif Iqbal won the 2012 Dr. Mikio Shoji Award for Innovation in Information Technology.
The award was presented before members of the SDM community in a recently held award ceremony.
Iqbal was praised specifically for his work on cyber security challenges in the semiconductor industry. Asif was also recognized for his course content contributions in graph theory and linear algebra for analyzing transportation networks. The course content will be used jointly by MIT and the Singapore University of Technology and Design.
For his accomplishments and contributions, Asif received a memento and a certificate signed by Dr. Mikio Shoji and conferred by Geospatial Data Center at MIT.
The award is named after Dr. Mikio Shoji, Adviser ORIX Corporation and longtime corporate supporter of MIT CEE research.