Eric Nicollet - 2009 SDR Forum International Achievement Award
The SDR Forum International Achievement Award is presented to an individual, group of individuals, or organization that made especially significant contributions to international furtherance or acceptance of Software Defined or Cognitive Radio. It replaces the Forum's Industry Achievement Award and was won this year by Eric Nicollet. Nicollet is the embedded SDR architecture specialist with THALES Communications, France. He has been practicing SDR-related topics since early 1998 and is currently involved in several European initiatives and programs on SDR, in all defense (SCORED/ESSOR), safety-of-life (WINTSEC) and commercial (E2R/E3) domains. Nicollet is a very active member of the SDR Forum representing the European SDR community and has evangelized the capabilities and direction of SDR and Cognitive Radio solutions by being a speaker or panelist at numerous conferences. He has authored or co-authored numerous papers which support the furtherance or acceptance of SDR and Cognitive Radio technologies.