On November 6 and 7, WNCG hosted the Texas Wireless Summit (TWS). TWS is the group’s annual conference. TWS brings together leading figures in industry, academia, and government to discuss the latest developments in information systems technology. The theme for this year, “What Started Here Has Changed the Wireless World,” was a celebration of the 15 years since the creation of WNCG, founded by Professor Ted Rappaport.
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.
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.
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 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.
Fujitsu Laboratories of America recently joined the WNCG Industrial Affiliate Program as a Level Two Member.
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.
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 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.
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.