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ECE Graduate Seminar Lecture

Science / Technology - Lecture/Discussion - WPI Only

Thursday, March 21, 2013
11:00 AM-11:50 AM

Atwater Kent Laboratories
AK 219

Title:
Technology Trends in Cellular Communications  Thinking Beyond the Smart Phone

Speaker:
Zoran Zvonar
Senior Director, MediaTek Wireless

Abstract:
The first part of presentation will look at the history of cellular standards and outline key technical aspects relevant for the adoption and the rapid growth. Recent explosion of smart phone devices and variety of services offered by the wireless operators have put even more demand on the continuous innovation. Some of technology trends will be outlined, primarily in the areas of radio-access and the system-on-the-chip design.

Bio:
Zoran Zvonar is a Senior Director, MediaTek US and MediaTek Fellow. B.S./M.S. from University of Belgrade, Serbia and Ph.D. Northeastern University, Boston. From 1994 to 2008 he was with Analog Devices, member of a core development team for baseband platform and direct conversion transceiver wireless product families and recipient of the companys highest technical honor of ADI Fellow. Current focus is on the design of algorithms and architectures for cellular standards, with applications to integrated chip-set solutions. He was elected IEEE Fellow in 2010.

Host: Professor Alex Wyglinski

Suggested Audiences: College

E-mail: ecesec@ece.wpi.edu

Last Modified: March 14, 2013 at 9:51 AM

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