Communications Futures - Research Vision Panel

Communications Futures - Research Vision 

Wednesday, 6 December 2017
Part 1: 11:00 - 12:30 • Part 2:  14:00 - 15:30
Room: Melati Main Ballroom 4002
The standardization of 5G is reaching maturity. At the same time, given the popularity of the wireless Internet, the tele-traffic predictions indicate further escalation University of Southern California of spectral demand, which has led to an ever-increasing carrier frequency in support of wider bandwidths. Hence innovative solutions are required for counteracting the deleterious effects of mm-wave-band propagation. Another intriguing technique operating in the 400 - 780 THz frequency region relies on visible light down-link transmissions. Simultaneous information and power transfer is also gaining momentum, but it requires a dedicated community-effort. Security remains at the forefront of investigations, given the rich spectrum of classical as well as quantum-domain solutions. Finally, a new horizon is opening up in the air with the proliferation of drones and wireless aircraft services. This panel will discuss many of the challenges ahead - please join this lively debate on the priorities of our close-knit research community.


Lajos Hanzo, Southampton Wireless
Rui Zhang, National University of Singapore
V. Chan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
G. Fettweis, TU Dresden
R. Schober, Erlangen University
Andy Molisch, University of Southern California
Reinaldo Valenzuela, Nokia-Bell Labs