Past Research Reviews

2016 Research Review and Planning Meeting

Friday, November 4, 2016


TIME   Talk Title
8:00 - 8:30AM BREAKFAST  
  Sujit Dey, Director, CWC & Truong Nguyen, Chair, ECE Welcome Remarks
  Sanjay Macwan, Founder, CEO, Integer1 5G: Real-Time Immersive Media to Haptic Internet
  Reinaldo Valenzuela, Director of Wireless Communications, Bell Labs, Nokia

5G Physical Layer: Technology Opportunities and Challenges

10 - 10:15AM BREAK  
  Ian Galton, Professor, ECE Digital PLL Frequency Synthesis
  Vincent Leung, Technical Director Qi Circuits Lab Power Amplifier Research for 4.5 and 5G Applications
  Drew Hall, Assistant Professor, ECE A MICS-band OOK Transmitter with Activity Encoding for Low Power IoT Biosensor Nodes
  Patrick Mercier, Assistant Professor, ECE Energy-Efficient Radios for Next-Generation IoT
  Gabriel Rebeiz, Professor, ECE 5G 28 GHz T/R Module in 45nm CMOS SOI with 3.5 dB NF, 10 dBm P1dB, and -30 dBc EVM at 64QAM/300 Mbaud Modulation
  Larry Milstein, Professor, ECE Energy Optimization for Hybrid-ARQ Video Transmission
  Truong Nguyen, Chair & Professor, ECE Free Viewpoint Video Generation and Communications
  Sujit Dey, Director, CWC Enabling Cloud-Based Wireless Virtual Spaces
  Tara Javidi, Professor, ECE Information Centris Networking (ICN) for Virtual Spaces
  Bhaskar Rao, Professor, ECE Channel Modeling and Estimation for Massive MIMO systems
  Young-Han Kim, Professor, ECE Performance Limits for Massive MIMO Systems
  Sujit Dey, Director, CWC Power Consumption of Massive MIMO Systems
3:45 - 4:00PM BREAK  
4:00 - 5:30PM BOARD MEETING  


Authors Title
Yeejin Lee, Yan Gong, and Truong Nguyen "Low-Light Image Enhancement"
Arman Fazeli, and Alexander Vardy "Polar Codes in Practice"
Narek Rostomyan,  Jefy  Jayamon, James Buckwalter, and Peter Asbeck "High Power Multigate-Cell CMOS Power Amplifiers at 15 GHz and 28 GHz for 5G Applications"
Elina Nayebi, Bhaskar Rao "Semi-Blind Channel Estimation for Multi-user MIMO Systems"
Somok  Mondal, Drew Hall "Ultra Low Power Transmitter with Activity Encoding for IoT Biosensor Nodes"
Wenchuan Wei, Yao Lu, Eric Rhoden, Sujit Dey "Cloud-Based Mobile Health Monitoring and Guidance System"
 Po-Han Chiang, Ranjini Guruprasad,  Sujit  Dey "Renewable Energy-Aware Video Download in Cellular Networks"
Peizhi Wu, Pamela C. Cosman, Laurence B. Milstein "Subcarrier Assignment and Power Control for Device-to-Device Video Transmission in Rayleigh Fading Channels"
Hui Wang and Patrick Mercier "A 51 pW Reference-Free Capacitive-Discharging Oscillator Architecture Operating at 2.8 Hz"
Loai G Salem, James F. Buckwalter, Patreick P. Mercier "A Dynamically-Reconfigurable DR-RF Power Inverter Fully-Integrated in CMOS"
Somayeh Imani (ECE), Amay Bandodkar (Nano) "A Wearable Chemical-Electrophysiological Hybrid Biosensing System for Real-Time Health and Fitness Monitoring"
Jing Liu, Pamela C. Cosman, Bhaskar D. Rao "L0 Magic"
Xueshi Hou, Yao Lu, Sujit Dey "A Novel Hyper-cast Approach to Enable Cloud-based Virtual Classroom"


Oct 30, 2015 - Research Review and Planning Meeting

Friday, October 30, 2015

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


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 

May 2, 2014 - Research Review

Friday, May 2, 2014


Morning session

Tunable Antennas for 4G Systems
Prof. Gabriel Rebeiz, UC San Diego

Unequal Error Projection for Transmission of 3D Video
Prof. Pam Cosman, UC San Diego

Diamonds are Not Forever - and that's Good for Coding
Prof. Ruediger Urbanke, EPFL

5G Mobile: Can we have it by 2020?
Dr. Farooq Khan, Samsung America R&D

Trends in Consumer Media & Services (not available)
Dr. Nandhu Nandhakumar, LG

Afternoon session

Circuits & Techniques for Reconfigurable Communication Systems
Prof. Peter Asbeck & Prof. Patrick Mercier

5G Wireless Networks
Prof. Tara Javidi, Prof. Massimo Franceschetti & Prof. Bhaskar Rao

2D and 3D Video Transmission over Heterogeneous Networks, Part 1
Prof. Sujit Dey

2D and 3D Video Transmission over Heterogeneous Networks, Part 2
Prof. Truong Nguyen

Poster session

1-Minute Poster Overviews
CWC Graduate Students​