IEEE Communications Society Honors Research by NYU Communication Theory Researchers

Two New York University Tandon School of Engineering faculty members won multi-year 2019 best paper awards from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc) — a prestigious and unusual double accolade for faculty members from the same university.

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Marco Mezzavilla outlines public-safety benefits of 60 GHz comms, particularly with drones

Marco Mezzavilla, a research scientist at NYU WIRELESS, explains how public-safety agencies could leverage 60 GHz unlicensed spectrum to deliver multiple-gigabits-per-second data speeds. One primary use case would be to enable real-time video streaming from aerial drones over one-mile links that could support a daisy-chain architecture to increase the total effective range. Read the full …

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IEEE honors NYU WIRELESS founder Theodore S. Rappaport with Communications Field Award

Theodore (Ted) S. Rappaport, a New York University professor and founding director of the research center NYU WIRELESS, is the recipient of the 2020 Eric E. Sumner Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), which cited his pioneering research in the field of wireless telecommunications. Rappaport’s groundbreaking research in radio wave propagation, …

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Wireless Communications and Applications Above 100 GHz: Opportunities and Challenges for 6G and Beyond

Dr Ted Rappaport of NYU Wireless and his colleagues have published this invited paper on the promises of mmWave bands and their use. This landmark work on 6G and frequencies above 100 GHz explores these promising bands for the next generation of wireless communication systems. This work was motivated in part by the mmWave coalition’s …

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5G Regulation & Net Neutrality Discussion with the FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

The Paley Center for Media today welcomed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai for a discussion moderated by Theodore Rappaport, Founder and Director of NYU Wireless. Chairman Pai addressed everything from the state of 5G deployment to regulations and net neutrality. The discussion took place before a standing room only audience at the Paley Center’s New York location.

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Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices

As 5G networks continue to expand in cities and countries across the globe, key researchers have already started to lay the foundation for 6G deployments roughly a decade from now. This time, they say, the key selling point won’t be faster phones or wireless home internet service, but rather a range of advanced industrial and …

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NYU’s Rappaport returns for another stint on FCC TAC

NYU Wireless director and founder Theodore (Ted) Rappaport has been appointed to serve on the Federal Communications Commission’s Technological Advisory Council (TAC), which is just starting a new two-year term. This marks the second time Rappaport has served on TAC; his previous stint was for several years in the mid-2000s. “I think there’s so much …

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