Massive MIMO inventor Marzetta takes over leadership of NYU Wireless from Rappaport
NYU Wireless appointed Thomas Marzetta, who is credited as the originator of Massive MIMO technology, as director of the research center at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, replacing founder Theodore (Ted) Rappaport. … Marzetta, who joined NYU Tandon in 2017 as a distinguished industry professor of electrical and computer engineering, earned a reputation for originating the concept of Massive MIMO (Multiple-Input Multiple-Output), a key enabler for 5G. … “It is a very great honor to be chosen to direct NYU Wireless. Under the directorships of Ted and Sundeep Rangan, we have become one of the foremost academic centers of wireless research,” Marzetta said in a statement.