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Dr. 5G

While most members of the general public probably do not take much notice of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and its rulings, the organization has a profound effect on how all of us interact with our radios, televisions, satellite and...

FCC Spectrum Frontier Proposal

On July 14, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) uanimously passed a proposal to free up vast amounts of new bandwidth in the underutilized high-band spectrum for the next generation of wireless communications (5G). The Spectrum...

Tandon Team Takes Third at Cognitive Radio Design Challenge

When used in military communications, disaster relief, and emergency response, radios may often interfere with and disrupt each other's operations — potentially leading to disastrous consequences. Students competing in the Spectrum...

A Transformative Development

Most laypeople give little thought to the electricity that they use. Flip a switch, and the light turns on, the washing machine starts, or the blender whirls. But behind the scenes, transformers are at work, reducing the high-voltage electricity...

Researchers Find the Right Balance to Speed Wireless Downloads through Judicious Use of Duplexing

In a world of 7 billion cell phones, wireless service providers are always searching for ways to maximize the efficiency of wireless spectrum to improve service. The so-called “half duplex” radios that comprise today’s cellular...

Tandon Faculty Honored with Teaching Awards

The School of Engineering bestows two major prizes on its faculty members for excellence in education. The Distinguished Teacher Award recognizes personal commitment to student learning, exemplary teaching skills, innovative and engaging lesson...

Breaking the Code: Women Get Together to Program and Build Confidence

According to a report from the American Association of University Women, the number of women in computing has fallen dramatically since 1990, but you wouldn't know it if you happened upon the Women Coding Hour at NYU Tandon. ...

NYU Wireless Study Predicts Trouble For 5G Cellular, Offers Simple Solution

The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), comprising seven telecommunications standard development organizations, will soon choose among channel models to adopt as testing standards for 5G cellular systems. However, a new study by Theodore (Ted...

5G Wireless Well within Reach

Brooklyn is now widely accepted within the telecommunications industry as a major hub of 5G wireless research, and the credit goes wholly to NYU WIRELESS. The multidisciplinary academic research center has been at the forefront of investigating the...

An Out-of-This-World Career

In 1964, after Jay Greene graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from what was then called the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute (a school he had chosen for its solid reputation and affordability), he craved travel and adventure. Accepting a...