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Join us for Texas Wireless Summit 2017

The 2017 Texas Wireless Summit (TWS) will take place November 6-7, 2017, and feature sessions and panels on diverse topics including millimeter wave networks, the future of automated vision and navigation, software defined networking and applications of machine learning.
 

WNCG Director Sanjay Shakkottai Receives 2017 Qualcomm Faculty Award

Prof. Sanjay Shakkottai received a 2017 Qualcomm Faculty Award. The award supports key professors and their research at leading universities across the country. This program connects Qualcomm with top academic researchers in hardware, software, and systems to help track the latest discoveries and facilitate new collaborations between industry and academia.

Recent WNCG Alum Receives Inaugural Jacome Dissertation Prize

How electromagnetic, acoustic and optic waves interact with materials creates a foundation for various scientific and technological phenomena. With the invention of metamaterials over the last decades, wave matter interactions not found in nature have opened new possibilities for manipulating wave types across different frequencies.

WNCG Postdoc Accepts POSTECH Faculty Position

WNCG Postdoctoral Fellow Junil Choi recently began a position as Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at the Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in South Korea.

D-STOP Symposium 2017 Explores Automated Vehicles

Each year, the D-STOP Symposium brings together top experts in the field of automated vehicles, connected infrastructure and new mobility services to share their emerging research that will impact the future of transportation planning and technology.

CAR-STOP Project Improves Transportation Communication, Safety

Over 80 percent of annual car crashes could be prevented by vehicular  communications, a recent NHTSA report demonstrates. To improve vehicular communications and substantially improve safety benefits for all, TxDOT funded the Communications and Radar-Supported Transportation Operations and Planning (CAR-STOP).

Toyota ITC Joins IAP Program

Toyota InfoTechnology Center, U.S.A. (Toyota ITC), recently joined the WNCG Industrial Affiliate Program as a level one member, and as a founding member of the UT SAVES research initiative.

Alum Romain Fleury Accepts EPFL Faculty Position

WNCG Alumnus Romain Fleury recently accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne.

Prof. Fleury received his PhD from WNCG, where he was advised by Prof. Andrea Alù. Before moving to Switzerland, Prof. Fleury spent time as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Langevin Institute at the École Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles (ESPCI) in Paris, France.

WNCG Alums Receive Young Author Best Paper Award

WNCG Alumni Ahmed Alkhateeb and Omar El-Ayach recently received the IEEE Signal Processing Society Young Author Best Paper Award for 2016. Their paper, “Channel Estimation and Hybrid Precoding for Millimeter Wave Cellular Systems,” originally appeared in the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing in October 2014. Their co-authors on the project include their former advisor, Prof. Robert Heath, and Professor Geert Leus of Delft University of Technology. Dr. Alkhateeb is now a Wireless Communications Researcher at Facebook and Dr.

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