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TSDSI Expert Talk # 1 on “Progress of 5G and Glimpses of 6G” by Prof. Arogyaswami Paulraj, Stanford University (July 24, 2020: Webinar)
July 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
TSDSI launched “TSDSI Expert Talks” Webinar Series to engage the domestic and global community in a dialogue on “Standards for Emerging Technologies” with an inaugural talk delivered by Prof. Arogyaswami Paulraj, Professor Emeritus Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University. He shared his views on “Progress of 5G and Glimpses of 6G”. The talk was moderated by Prof Uday Desai, Prof Emeritus & Founding Director, IIT Hyderabad.
The webinar, held on 24 July 2020 over the AIRMEET conference tool, was attended online by 583 participants. Prof. Paulraj’s recommendations on key pointers for effective deployment of 5G and for India to take leadership position in the ICT – IP driven world were widely appreciated.
Webinar recording: Click here to view the recording.
About Prof. Arogyaswami Paulraj:
Arogyaswami Paulraj, Professor Emeritus Stanford University, is the inventor of MIMO wireless technology, a breakthrough that greatly improves wireless performance. MIMO is now incorporated into all new wireless systems. He has received over two dozen awards, notably the 2011 IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal and the 2014 Marconi Prize and Fellowship – the world’s two top honours for pioneers in telecommunications technology. He is a fellow of several scientific academies including the US National Academy of Engineering and the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
In 1999, Paul founded Iospan Wireless Inc. that pioneered MIMO-OFDMA technology and which was adopted for 4G cellular. Iospan was acquired by Intel Corporation in 2003. In 2004, Paulraj co-founded Beceem Communications Inc. The company became the market leader in 4G wireless chipsets and was acquired by Broadcom Corp. in 2010.
Paul is a Visiting Professor at BUPT, Beijing, China, Imperial College, London, UK and IIT, Delhi, India. Paul moved to the US in 1991 after a 25-year career in India, where he founded three national level laboratories and headed the development of the anti-submarine sonar (APSOH). He has received the Padma Bhushan, one of India’s highest national awards.