The paper by Dr. Krishna Jagannathan and P. Lakshma Naik (EE11M015), Department of Electrical Engineeringentitled Scheduling Strategies to Mitigate the Impact of Bursty Traffic in Wireless Networks co-authored with Libin Jiang and Eytan Modiano has been awarded the Best Paper Award at the 11th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt 2013) held during May 13-17, 2013, Tsukuba Science City, Japan.