Oguna Wins KU Research Award


By Michelle Ward

Angela Oguna, a sophomore in electrical engineering, has received a KU Undergraduate Research Award. Awards support original, independent research by students enrolled on the Lawrence campus. Ogunas project, "Data Collection in a Rail-Based Cargo Monitoring Sensor Network," is part of an effort to develop more secure, efficient transportation corridors. The real-time sensing network provides greater visibility and accountability as goods travel along the supply chain.

In the fall, the Kenya native was selected as a 2008-2009 University of Kansas Scholar. Gary Minden, director of ITTC Communications and Networking Systems Lab (CNSL), serves as Ogunas mentor.

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