The team’s peers have taken notice of its work. In September 2021, C²M² and Chowdhury were honored with IEEE’s ITS Institutional Lead Award, an honor that has also gone to the likes of the Google Self-Driving Car Team, Carnegie Mellon University and the University of California, Berkeley. The award recognizes C²M² and Chowdhury’s demonstrated leadership in promoting ITS technologies. The team continues to innovate in several fields that will be crucial to smart cities of the future, including quantum computing and cybersecurity. To inquire about collaborations, reach Dr. Chowdhury at firstname.lastname@example.org.