NYU WIRELESS Names New Director

NYU WIRELESS has appointed Thomas Marzetta — the originator of antenna technology that is enabling vast improvements in wireless communications — as director of the world-recognized research center at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. He succeeds another researcher credited with seminal findings that underpin 5G, or the fifth generation of wireless communication: Theodore (Ted) S. Rappaport, who …

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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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