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Undergraduates spend summer gaining first-hand research experience

For most students, summer vacation entails a well-deserved break from studies, a repose from the rigors of academic pursuits. But for 104 undergraduate students at NYU Tandon, summer presents an even more intense academic challenge: the...

Five NYU WIRELESS Papers Ranked in IEEE’s Top 100 Downloaded Publications

Five papers published by NYU WIRELESS faculty and students ranked in the top 100 downloaded papers of IEEE publications and societies for July. Based at NYU Tandon and including faculty and students from across the university, NYU WIRELESS, has been...

Cybersecurity Researchers Design a Chip that Checks for Sabotage

BROOKLYN, New York — With the outsourcing of microchip design and fabrication a worldwide, $350 billion business, bad actors along the supply chain have many opportunities to install malicious circuitry in chips. These “Trojan horses...

Professor Erkip Opens IEEE Conference with Plenary Tracing the History of Cooperation in Wireless Networking

Elza Erkip, professor of electrical and computer engineering, delivered the opening talk at the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory in Barcelona, Spain, last month. The conference is a leading global conference attended by academic...

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...