Oct 30, 2015 - Research Review and Planning Meeting

We look forward to your presence at the 2015 Annual Research Review. UC San Diego, Faculty Club, Atkinson Pavilion.  Friday, October 30, 2015, 9am - 7pm.

Don't miss this opportunity to hear from our member companies about challenges and trends in wireless technologies and applications and the CWC faculty about current wireless research projects. We will also discuss new initiatives launched by CWC in the areas of mobile Health and IOT.

Note the planning meeting for new projects in the afternoon is open to CWC member companies and faculty, and invited guests.

Location: UC San Diego, Faculty Club, Atkinson Pavilion

Contact Shannon Prior (858) 534-2222, for detailed information sprior@ucsd.edu


8:30am - 9:00am: Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00am - 10:40am

  • Welcome
    • Sujit Dey, Director, Center for Wireless Communications, UC San Diego
    • Truong Nguyen, Chair, Deptartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC San Diego
  • Keynote Address 
    • Martin Cooper, Founder, Dyna LLC: The Birth and Death of the Cell Phone
  • Session 1: Industry Insights and Trends
    • Moderator: Teo Koon Hoo, Team Leader, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, Mitsubishi Electric
    • Yuichi Kakishima, Senior Research Engineer, NTT DOCOMO, Inc.: 5G Key Technologies and Standardization
    • Mark Pierpoint, Vice President and General Manager, Keysight Technologies, Communications Challenges 2015-2020 
    • Darren Shou, Director of Research, Symantec: Data Analytics for Actionable Security and Risk Assessment

10:40am - 11am: Coffee Break

11am - 12pm

  • Session 2: New Strategic Partnership Program and Initiatives: mHealth and IoT
    • Sujit Dey, Director, Center for Wireless Communications, UC San Diego: Overview
    • Jun Huang, Executive Director, Enterprise Architecture, Kaiser Permanente: Mobility and IoT for Health Care
    • Drew Hall, Assistant Professor, UC San Diego: mHealth: Making Healthcare Portable
    • Pamela Cosman, Professor, UC San Diego: Mobile Health Monitoring and Real-Time Guidance
    • Sujit Dey, Director, Center for Wireless Communications, UC San Diego: Smart Factories and Industrial IoT Initiative
    • Daniel Obodovski, Founder, The Silent Intelligence: Smart City Initiative

12pm - 2:30pm

  • Lunch
  • Technology Showcase 

1pm - 2:30pm: Review of current CWC projects

  • Session 3: Enabling Circuits and Techniques for Reconfigurable Communication Systems
    • Moderator: Ian Galton, Professor, UC San Diego
    • Peter Asbeck, Professor, UC San Diego: Broadband and Reconfigurable High Efficiency Power Amplifiers
    • Ian Galton, Professor, UC San Diego: High-Performance Digital PLL Frequency Synthesizer Development
    • Patrick Mercier, Professor, UC San Diego: Ultra-Low-Power Radios and Power Converters for Next-Generation IoT Devices
    • Gabriel Rebeiz, Professor, UC San Diego: Development of 5G 60 GHz 64-Element Phased Arrays Capable of 1.5 Gbps Communication Links at 100 meters
  • Session 4: 5G Wireless Networks
    • Moderator: Bhaskar Rao, Professor, UC San Diego
    • Massimo Franceschetti, Professor, UC San Diego: Wave Propagation and Wireless Degree of Freedom
    • Giorgio Quer, Postdoctoral Researcher, UC San Diego: Context-Aware Device-to-Device Communications
    • Bhaskar Rao, Professor, UC San Diego: Resource allocation in Heterogeneous Networks

Private event for members

  • 2:30pm - 4:00pm:      New Projects Planning
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm:      Board meeting
  • 5:00pm - 7:30pm:      Cocktail Reception and Dinner