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6G@UT Hosts Embassy of Finland at UT Austin

Dec. 18, 2023
6G@UT faculty hosted visitors from the Embassy of Finland at The University of Texas at Austin
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WNCG Alumni Join IEEE Fellow Class of 2024

Dec. 8, 2023
Two WNCG alumni were inducted into the IEEE Fellow Class of 2024
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Dr. Joydeep Ghosh Featured Speaker at Brooklyn 6G Summit

Nov. 30, 2023
Dr. Joydeep Ghosh was a featured speaker at last month’s Brooklyn 6G Summit in New York City.
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Ericsson CTO Visits 6G@UT

Oct. 13, 2023
On October 2, 6G@UT Faculty welcomed Erik Ekudden, Ericsson’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and Dr. Eric Wang, Research Leader of Ericsson Silicon Valley, to the University of Texas at Austin campus. The group discussed 6G and the future of mobile extended reality (XR) applications in the 2030 timeframe.  

WNCG Alumni and Industry Leaders Co-Author Book on Open RAN Technology

Sept. 29, 2023
Drs. Ian Wong and Aditya Chopra, former WNCG students, co-authored Open RAN: The Definitive Guide, published by Wiley-IEEE Press. Wong was advised by Dr. Brian Evans and graduated with his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2007. He is the Director of RF and Wireless Architecture at the Austin, Texas campus of VIAVI Solutions, a WNCG industrial affiliate. Chopra, also advised by Evans and a 2011 ECE Ph.D. graduate, is a Senior Communication Systems Engineer at Amazon Project Kuiper in Austin, Texas. Amazon joined the WNCG Industrial Affiliate Program in 2023.

Todd Humphreys Honored for GPS Work with ION Kepler Award

Sept. 21, 2023
Todd Humphreys, a professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin, is the recipient of the 2023 Johannes Kepler Award from the Institute of Navigation.

6 Mintues on 6G: Keysight Technologies interviews Dr. Jeff Andrews

Aug. 31, 2023
6G@UT Director Dr. Jeff Andrews meets with Colin Bauer and Ben Coffin of Keysight Technologies to discuss 6G in the physical layer for Keysight’s “6 Minutes on 6G” interview series. Watch the full interview here: https://www.keysight.com/us/en/cmp/2023/6-minutes-on-6g.html  
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Texas ECE Students Win Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship

Aug. 25, 2023
Erika Susana Alcorta and Matthew Barondeau of Texas ECE have been named winners of 2023 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships for North America. The QIF program "is focused on recognizing, rewarding, and mentoring innovative PhD students across a broad range of technical research areas, based on Qualcomm’s core values of innovation, execution and teamwork. QIF enables graduate students to be mentored by our engineers and supports them in their quest towards achieving their research goals."

Modified Virtual Reality Tech Can Measure Brain Activity

Aug. 3, 2023
Researchers have modified a commercial virtual reality headset, giving it the ability to measure brain activity and examine how we react to hints, stressors and other outside forces. The research team at The University of Texas at Austin created a noninvasive electroencephalogram (EEG) sensor that they installed in a Meta VR headset that can be worn comfortably for long periods. The EEG measures the brain’s electrical activity during the immersive VR interactions.
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2023 WNCG Student Leadership Award

July 20, 2023
The Wireless Networking and Communications Group is home to some of the brightest minds at The University of Texas at Austin. The Student Leadership Award is presented annually to the student or students who best embody WNCG’s mission and values: academic excellence, leadership, service, and a commitment to innovative and collaborative research. The 2023 award went to two very deserving graduates: Drs. Joshua Ebenezer and Ian Roberts.