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Anand, de Veciana, Shakkottai Awarded William R. Bennett Prize

May 21, 2021
WNCG alumnus Arjun Anand and WNCG professors Gustavo de Veciana and Sanjay Shakkottai have been awarded the 2021 William R. Bennett Prize from the IEEE Communications Society. The prize is awarded annually to the authors of a single paper published in either in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking or the IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management. The paper must have been published within the last three years prior to the award.
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Prof. Jeff Andrews Discusses 5G on Science Vs

Nov. 4, 2019
WNCG professor Jeff Andrews appeared as a guest expert on a recent episode of Gimlet Media's Science Vs podcast, "5G: Welcome to the Revolution?" where he provided background on the next generation of wireless technology. The episode noted the general public's increased interest in 5G and explored the basics of the technology, addressing the controversies and myths building around the topic. Find more information, including a link to Prof. Andrews' paper on 5G, and listen to the podcast here.
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Prof. Sanjay Shakkottai Discusses the Impact of 5G

Aug. 14, 2019
Prof. Sanjay Shakkottai sat down with Forbes Online to discuss 5G. Read more on Forbes Online
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AT&T and Ericsson World Debut 5G Tech at UT

Nov. 30, 2016
Millimeter wave is an essential and fundamental component for 5G mobile networks and AT&T’s plans. The 5G demo at TWS showcased the possibility and feasibility of millimeter wave radio access technology for the cellular networks of the future. Developed by Ericsson, the new systems incorporated key 5G technologies, including large system bandwidth, phased arrays with ultra-fast beam steering, feedback-based hybrid precoding, multi-user Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO), dynamic beam tracking and beam acquisition.
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TWS 2016 Announces AT&T and Ericsson World Debut of 5G Tech

Oct. 6, 2016
Texas Wireless Summit 2016 is thrilled to announce that this year's event will feature the first-ever public demonstration of AT&T and Ericsson's 5G millimeter wave technology. Millimeter wave is an essential and fundamental component for 5G mobile networks and AT&T's plans. This 5G demo will showcase the possibility and feasibility of millimeter wave radio access technology for the cellular networks of the future.
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FCC Announcement Makes New Spectrum Available for Millimeter Wave

Sept. 14, 2016
The FCC recently announced new spectrum for millimeter wave. The new rules open nearly 11 gigahertz of high-frequency spectrum for mobile and fixed wireless broadband, which include 3.85 GHz of currently licensed spectrum and 7 GHz of unlicensed spectrum. This decision could prove critical for the U.S. to retain its leadership in the field of wireless communications.
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WNCG Receives Huawei Award for Best Collaboration

Sept. 6, 2016
WNCG Profs. Gustavo de Veciana and Jeff Andrews recently received an award for Best Collaboration with the wireless group at Huawei. This international award goes to a funded university collaboration the company deems most impactful from among their offices and partner institutions worldwide.   “We are very pleased to accept this award,” Prof. de Veciana states. “The experience of working with engineers at Huawei has been very rewarding and fun.”   The collaborative research project concerned the study of new scheduling policies for next generation wireless systems.
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Prof. Robert Heath Moderates Brooklyn 5G Summit Panel

June 2, 2016
5G technology will play a major role in the future of automotive systems. Exactly how this technology will be implemented is still up for debate. To discuss current research and possible directions for 5G, industry experts met in New York for the Brooklyn 5G Summit in April 2016. The annual summit, jointly organized by Nokia Networks, the NYU WIRELESS Center and the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, discussed next steps for making 5G a commercial reality, which includes channel models, millimeter wave communication, regulatory aspects and the evolving Internet-of-Things (IoT) space.
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RCR Wireless Names Prof. Jeff Andrews Top 10 Industrial IoT 5G Innovators

May 10, 2016
RCR Wireless News, a leading source of wireless, telecom and mobile technology news and actionable intelligence since 1982, named WNCG Prof. Jeff Andrews to their top 10 list of Industrial Internet-of-Things (IoT) 5G Innovators. His inclusion in the list is part of a greater list focused on recognizing the top international leaders fueling what RCR Wireless calls the Fourth Industrial Revolution - a revolution focused on futuristic, next-generation industrial IoT applications and the mobile telecommunications industry.
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TWS 2015 Through Images

Nov. 9, 2015
Texas Wireless Summit (TWS) 2015(link is external) explored next generation wireless networks in a day-long event focused on The View to 5G: From Applications to the Air Interface. View the complete slideshow by clicking on the image below.