Ted Williams Award
Named in honor of Ted Williams, an industry innovator, collaborator, and long-time member of the AIM Global Technical Symbology Committee, this award, created in 2007, is presented annually to a professor or student in recognition of innovative and exceptional contributions to the development of the Automatic Identification and Mobility industry that can further the growth of the industry through their work as a teacher, researcher or entrepreneur.
This year’s recipient is Dr. Pui Yi Lau (Anna), CTO and CEO of Laxcen Technology Inc/Laxcen Technology Pte Ltd. She is an expert on hybrid EM/RAIN RFID systems and antenna designs and holds a number of international/regional patents. Aside from her role at Laxcen, she is an active volunteer in both academic organizations and industry parties such as IEEE CRFID, AIM and RAIN Alliance and has authored over 30 journal and conference papers in the RFID and antenna field. Dr. Lau earned her PhD degree from City University of Hong Kong.