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NSN, NYU WIRELESS host first Brooklyn 5G Summit

Posted on 16 Apr 2014

Nokia Solutions and Networks and the NYU WIRELESS Research Center at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering are jointly organizing the first Brooklyn 5G Summit, held April 23-25 in Brooklyn, New York.

NYU WIRELESS and Ericsson Join Forces to Speed Development of 5G Mobile Technology

Posted on 15 Apr 2014

NYU WIRELESS and Ericsson Incorporated announced that the technology firm joined the university center as an affiliate sponsor of research exploring a new generation of wireless technologies, also known as “5G.”

5G Spectrum Needed, Says Expert

Posted on 26 Feb 2014

US regulators need to open up licensing of millimeter wave bands to make way for a coming renaissance in wireless, according to a leading researcher.

NYU WIRELESS, Huawei Technologies Cooperate On Research For High-Speed Transfer Of Mobile Data

Posted on 14 Feb 2014

In response to the ever-increasing demand for wireless data capacity on the part of current consumers and the urgent need to bridge the digital divide in the developing world, Huawei Technologies is joining NYU WIRELESS as an industrial affiliate sponsor of research.

At&T Joins NYU WIRELESS To Develop Next-Generation Mobile Network Technology

Posted on 06 Feb 2014

NYU WIRELESS announced that AT&T joined the university research center as an affiliate sponsor—a three-year commitment to collaborating on the next generation of mobile network technology.

NYU WIRELESS Welcomes Intel As Industry Affiliate

Posted on 30 Jan 2014

Intel Becomes Latest Member of Research Center Exploring the Millimeter Wave Spectrum as a Means to Expand Wireless Data Capacity

NYU WIRELESS Recruiting Day

Posted on 27 Jan 2014

On Friday January 24, 2014, NYU WIRELESS held its first ever “NYU WIRELESS Recruiting Day,” bringing industrial affiliate leaders to its Brooklyn research space to interview students for jobs and internships and view the important work being done in wireless communications by NYU

New Results for Capacity in 5G Millimeter Wave (mmWave) Wireless Networks

Posted on 27 Jan 2014

NYU WIRELESS researchers have used real-world channel measurements from Manhattan and Brooklyn to develop the first 5G omnidirectional channel models, and capacity results for mmWave cellular systems that could proliferate before 2020.

NYU WIRELESS’ Rappaport envisions a 5G, millimeter-wave future

Posted on 14 Jan 2014

In an interview with FierceWirelessTech Editor Tammy Parker, Rappaport discussed NYU WIRELESS and his research involving millimeter-wave spectrum. Following is an edited and condensed version of that interview.

NYU WIRELESS Launches Propagation Database

Posted on 18 Dec 2013
NYU WIRELESS Launches Propagation Database Led by Professors Dennis Shasha and Theodore Rappaport,  and supported by theNYU WIRELESS Industrial Affiliate companies, NYU WIRELESS students have created a first-of-its-kind millimeter wave (mmWave) propagation database of all measurements

National Science Foundation Program Directors Visit NYU WIRELESS

Posted on 18 Dec 2013
National Science Foundation Program Directors Visit NYU WIRELESS NYU WIRELESS was pleased to welcome NSF Program Directors Gerry Tian and John Zavada to campus on November 21st.  Dr. Tian’s program responsibilities at NSF involve Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems (CCSS), E

Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) Joins NYU WIRELESS as the Sixth Industrial Affiliate Sponsor

Posted on 03 Dec 2013

Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) has made a multi-year commitment to actively participate in 5G research activities together with the NYU WIRELESS research center. NSN joins NYU WIRELESS as an affiliate sponsor and advisory board member.

Paul E. Jacobs, CEO of Qualcomm Visits NYU WIRELESS

Posted on 26 Nov 2013

NYU WIRELESS was honored to welcome Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs as he visited the NYU-Poly campus last Monday November 18.

National Science Foundation Awards $500K to Profs. Rappaport and Mao for Millimeter Wave Wireless Protocols

Posted on 07 Oct 2013

The goal of this NSF project is to gain a deep understanding of the 60 GHz propagation channel characteristics, and to develop effective 60 GHz network protocols that can be used in multi-user networks of the future.

NYU WIRELESS Prof. Joins the Ranks of the ‘Brilliant’

Posted on 03 Oct 2013

Prof. Justin Cappos joins an elite group of ten young researchers named by Popular Science magazine as this year’s “Brilliant 10.”

NYU WIRELESS Researchers Aim to Create “Neuro Prosthetics” under “Grand Challenge” Grant

Posted on 23 Sep 2013

NYU WIRELESS Professor Jon Viventi and his team of colleagues were awarded an NYU “Grand Challenge” grant to promote significant scientific research that has the potential to solve major national or global problems.

5G Millimeter Wave Paper Among IEEE’s Most Researched

Posted on 12 Sep 2013

“Millimeter Wave Mobile Communications for 5G Cellular: It Will Work!,” a recent journal paper co-authored by NYU WIRELESS Director Theodore (Ted) Rappaport and his students, was among the top 50 papers downloaded from the entire library of IEEE in the month of June.

Prof. Sundeep Rangan Selected To Be A Participant At The 2013 EU-US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Posted on 10 Sep 2013

NYU WIRELESS Professor Sundeep Rangan has been given the honor of representing NYU-Poly at the National Academy of Engineering’s “Frontiers of Engineering Program,” to be held in Chantilly, France this November.

The Latest on NYU WIRELESS’ 72 GHz Measurement Campaign

Posted on 03 Sep 2013

Several NYU WIRELESS students are processing the world’s first backhaul and mobile data at 72 GHz from Manhattan, and will augment this channel knowledge with recent work at 28, 38, and 60 GHz.

Prof. Justin Cappos Receives $40k From Time Warner Cable
 To Study Home User Bandwidth Trends

Posted on 28 Aug 2013

Predicting future trends is an essential skill for companies. To help them discover new trends that may be disruptive to existing Internet bandwidth,Time Warner Cable, in conjunction with the NYC Media Lab, has provided a $40k grant to NYU WIRELESS Professor Justin Cappos.

Qualcomm Technologies joins NYU WIRELESS As The Fifth Industrial Affiliate Sponsor

Posted on 07 Aug 2013

Qualcomm Technologies Inc. has joined the NYU WIRELESS research center as its fifth industrial affiliate sponsor and board member.

L-3 COMMUNICATIONS JOINS NYU WIRELESS

Posted on 26 Jun 2013

L-3 Communications has joined the NYU WIRELESS research center as an industrial affiliate sponsor and board member.

Millimeter Waves May Be the Future of 5G Phones

Posted on 21 Jun 2013

Samsung’s millimeter-wave transceiver technology could enable ultrafast mobile broadband by 2020.

IEEE Honors NYU WIRELESS Professor for Research to Speed Mobile Data Transfer

Posted on 21 Jun 2013

Prof. Elza Erkip’s Paper Cited For Long-Lasting Impact In Wireless Communications.

NYU WIRELESS Founder Discusses Challenges In Research, Engineering Education

Posted on 25 Apr 2013

Two leading electrical engineering magazines, Electronic Design Magazine (EDM) and Microwave Journal (MJ), recently interviewed NYU WIRELESS founder and director Ted Rappaport about the future of wireless communications, medicine, and education.

Social Network-based Music Video Recommendation

Posted on 25 Apr 2013

There is an extraordinary amount of video content available online now through popular websites like YouTube, Netflix, and Hulu.

Sophomore Undergraduate Researchers Receive NYU Award

Posted on 25 Apr 2013

NYU WIRELESS sophomore undergraduate researchers Jocelyn Schulz (Electrical Engineering & Computer Science) and George Wong (Physics & Math) received the award for Best-in-Panel in “Mathematics and Modeling in Understanding of the Physical World”

NYU WIRELESS Researchers Advance in DARPA Spectrum Challenge

Posted on 25 Apr 2013

NYU WIRELESS is pleased to announce that graduate researchers Fraida Fund, George Kyriakou and Oner Orhan have advanced to the next round of the DARPA Spectrum challenge.

Testing And Prototyping Novel 4G And 5G Cellular Systems

Posted on 25 Apr 2013

In the fast-paced world of wireless technology, researchers need a powerful and flexible platform to rapidly design and prototype communications systems and protocols at all layers of the protocol stack. Traditional test solutions, such as commercially available channel and base s

Developing A Small Wireless Electrophysiology System

Posted on 25 Apr 2013

NYU WIRELESS Prof. Jonathan Viventi and researchers Shih-Cheng Cheng, Yen-Chia Chuan and Jui-Chih Wang have designed a small diameter (25 mm) and low-profile (7 mm) wireless electrophysiology system that can be implanted on different kinds of small animals.

Measuring Heart Rate Using RF Detection From Within The Mouth

Posted on 25 Apr 2013

NYU WIRELESS Electrical Engineering Professor Michael Knox and researcher Gavin Vitale are developing a method to reliably monitor heart rate by detecting arterial wall movement through the use of Radio Frequency (RF) electromagnetic waves.

Wireless Electronic Monitoring Determines Patients’ Adherence to Doctor’s Orders

Posted on 25 Apr 2013
 Wireless Electronic Monitoring Determines Patients’ Adherence to Doctor’s Orders   Doctors often wonder if their patients are following orders. After all, without the patient’s cooperation, the best medical treatments in the world will not work if the patient d

Ringing in 40 years of cell phones: Prof. Rappaport on NBC, Nightly News

Posted on 03 Apr 2013
NYU WIRELESS professor Theodore (Ted) Rappaport on NBC, Nightly News .

NYU-Poly’s Online Engineering Degrees Ranked in Top 10 by US News & World Report

Posted on 14 Feb 2013

Polytechnic Institute of New York University was ranked ninth place in the 2013 U.S News and World Report’s rankings for Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs.

National Instruments host three-day LabVIEW Boot Camp

Posted on 14 Feb 2013

In January, NYU WIRELESS students attended a three day NI LabVIEW Boot Camp that is intended to certify students and researchers who already have experience with LabVIEW through coursework or research projects.

Nokia Siemens and NYU WIRELESS launch E-Band multibeam channel measurements

Posted on 14 Feb 2013

Current wireless communication channels are experiencing heavy congestion due to the widespread use of smartphones and tablets world-wide, thus giving rise to an unprecedented demand for wider and faster cellular networks and less costly backhaul between base stations.

NYU WIRELESS medical students win $128,000 in grant and venture competitions

Posted on 14 Feb 2013

NYU WIRELESS medical students Leeor Alon, Gene Young Cho, and Cem Murat Deniz received the first place award in three competitions/grants for their startup RF Test Labs, Inc.

Prof. Ted Rappaport named a 2013 Distinguished Engineering Alumnus of Purdue University

Posted on 14 Feb 2013

The Distinguished Engineering Alumni/Alumnae Award is presented to men and women who have distinguished themselves in any field in ways that reflect favorably on Purdue University, the engineering profession, or society in general.

Cisco Systems awards Prof. Yao Wang $75,000 to fund video web streaming research project

Posted on 14 Feb 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc., to support a research project on “Video Adaptation for HTTP Live Streaming Using Perceptual Quality and Rate Models Considering the Impact of Temporal Variation of Frame Rate and Quantization”.

Intel awards $1.05 Million to NYU WIRELESS, Princeton, and Univ. of Southern California for 5G cellular development

Posted on 14 Feb 2013

NYU-Poly’s NYU WIRELESS, Princeton University, and the University of Southern California totals $1.05 Million and was awarded as part of Intel’s highly competitive “5G” award competition.

Prof. Elza Erkip named an IEEE 
Information Theory Society Distinguished Lecturer

Posted on 14 Feb 2013

The IEEE Information Theory Society is an international organization whose purpose is to connect people interested in processing, transmission, storage, and use of information, as well as theoretical and applied aspects of coding, communications, and communications networks.

NYU WIRELESS opens world-class research space

Posted on 14 Feb 2013

NYU WIRELESS has opened 13,500 square feet of research space, which combines research in wireless technologies, computing and medical applications.

Prof. Elza Erkip Elected to the Science Academy Society of Turkey

Posted on 24 Jan 2013

NYU WIRELESS Prof. Elza Erkip, has been elected to the inaugural class of the Science Academy Society of Turkey, a self-governing organization that aims to promote scientific merit, freedom and integrity.

NYU-Poly’s Online Engineering Degrees Ranked in Top 10 by US News & World Report

Posted on 17 Jan 2013

Polytechnic Institute of New York University this week achieved ninth place in the 2013 U.S News and World Report’s rankings for Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs.

Wireless Communications in the Massively Broadband® Era

Posted on 14 Dec 2012

As the cellular industry rolls out fourth-generation Long Term Evolution (LTE) across the world, one has to believe that we are witnessing the dawn of an amazing new era, where wireless becomes so pervasive and intertwined with everything we do in life, just as the pen and paper a

InterDigital joins National Instruments and Samsung in NYU WIRELESS

Posted on 08 Oct 2012

InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDCC) today announced that the company has joined NYU WIRELESS as an Industrial Affiliate. The company joins National Instruments (NASDAQ: NATI) and Samsung as members of the new research center that was announced in August.

NYU-Poly Salary Potential Ranked Highest in New York City and Fourth Among All Engineering Schools

Posted on 27 Sep 2012

NYU-Poly Salary Potential Ranked Highest in New York City and Fourth Among All Engineering Schools.

Sub-Terahertz RFICs arrive at NYU-Poly

Posted on 17 Sep 2012

NYU WIRELESS researcher, Felix Gutierrez, recently received a core component of his PhD research: Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFICs) fabricated with on-chip antennas.

Role of Wireless Technologies in the Hospital

Posted on 17 Sep 2012

Why wireless? There MUST be a better way. The Problems: Many independent devices, massive disparate, non-standard data, potential for RFI and ground loops, lack of interconnectivity, tethering, trip hazards. In anesthesia, interconnectivity is key and many people must interact.

Three 3-year GAANN PhD grants for US citizens/Perm Residents

Posted on 13 Sep 2012

The US Department of Education has awarded Graduate Awards in Areas of National Need (GAANN) fellowships to the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University to support three PhD students in Electrical and Computer Engineering fo

Lucrative Graduate Fellowships available at NYU WIRELESS

Posted on 13 Sep 2012
If you are a top graduate student, interested in working with world-leaders in wireless communications, computing, and medicine, and want to enjoy the culture and vibe of New York City, here is your chance! NYU WIRELESS is pleased to announce its graduate fellows program.

Flexible Sensors Offer Unprecedented View of Brain Activity During Epileptic Seizures

Posted on 13 Sep 2012
Tapping into the human brain to understand its functions in daily life — as well as its malfunctions in illness — has long been a challenge for researchers. Mapping brain activity requires unwieldy, invasive arrays of electrodes and sensors that can damage tissue while only reading ac

Interdigital Communications joins National Instruments and Samsung partners as NYU WIRELESS’s 3rd Industrial Affiliate sponsor

Posted on 13 Sep 2012
NYU last week unveiled NYU Wireless, bringing together engineering, computer science and medical faculty and students from the main university, the Polytechnic Institute of NYU (NYU-Poly) and NYU Langone Medical Center.

NYU-Poly Engineering Professor to Receive International Education Award

Posted on 20 Aug 2012

IEEE EDUCATION SOCIETY GIVES THEODORE S. RAPPAPORT ITS ANNUAL EDUCATION ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

New NYU center to study advanced wireless technologies in medicine

Posted on 13 Aug 2012

New York University is the latest institution to open a wireless health research center, though NYU is calling its effort the “first academic research center combining the exploration of advanced wireless technologies, computing and medical applications.”

Wireless Center for NYU Poly

Posted on 08 Aug 2012
The Polytechnic Institute of New York University will open a research center for wireless technologies in a further bid to bolster a technology hub in downtown Brooklyn.

NYU Launches NYU WIRELESS

Posted on 08 Aug 2012
NYU and NYU-Poly have created several new faculty positions, have invested $3.5 Million in funding, and are providing an additional $4 Million in world-class research space upgrades to form a new center of excellence, NYU WIRELESS, the firstacademic center of its kind in the world.

Weaving Research and Social DNA at NYU-Poly

Posted on 31 Jul 2012
In a harbinger of things to come, the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) hosted a brunch late in July at MetroTech Center’s outdoor square for the departments (electrical and computer engineering, and computer science) that encompass NYU WIRELESS, a research cente

NY Convergence

Posted on 23 Jul 2012
Brooklyn’s NYU Polytechnical Campus researchers have been given $2 million to work towards developing 5G cellular networks, which could make download speeds up to 1,000 times faster than 4G and offer tons of space, since it is currently completely unused.

Searching for 5G

Posted on 19 Jul 2012
The National Science Foundation (NSF), wireless industry leaders, and the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) have joined efforts, creating a consortium to work towards 5G cellular networks. Once created, the result will be an increase of cell phone capacity of mor

Searching for 1,000 Times the Capacity of 4G Wireless

Posted on 19 Jul 2012
Researchers at NYU WIRELESS have assembled a powerful consortium of government and business support to advance beyond today’s fourth generation (4G) wireless technologies toward 5G cellular networks that could potentially increase cell phone capacity by more than 1,000 times.

National Science Foundation Awards Fellowship to NYU-Poly Student Working to Boost Performance of Next-Generation Wireless Networks

Posted on 06 Aug 2011
Fraida Fund, an undergraduate at Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), has been selected to receive a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship, a highly competitive award reserved for exceptional students pursuing research-based graduate degree