Florentin Putz just won the Best Master's Thesis Award 2020 from KuVS for his research on ad-hoc acoustic communication. KuVS is the special interest group on Communication and Distributed Systems, which is jointly supported by the German Informatics Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Informatik, GI) and the Information Technology Society of VDE (Informationstechnische Gesellschaft, ITG).

The award was handed over during NetSys 2021. Check out his acceptance talk to learn more about acoustic communication, or read our paper at WiSec '20 (preprint) based on this research.