2014 NJACS

2014 IEEE North Jersey Advanced Communications Symposium – Sep. 20, 2014

The 2nd IEEE North Jersey Advanced Communications Symposium (NJACS) will be held at the Babbio Center, Stevens Institute of Technology, in Hobokon, NJ, on Saturday September 20, 2014. The symposium consists of six invited presentations and a parallel poster session. Last year’s symposium was well attended, with 84 participants from New Jersey and New York, see [link].

The symposium program is available now [pdf] as well as the Call for Posters [pdf]. Registration for this event is required. Please check the registration page for more information.

Symposium Program

The symposium program is as follows:

08:15-09:00   Registration, Meet and Greet, Poster Set-Up
09:00-09:15 Opening Remarks
Amit Patel, Symposium Chair and IEEE Communication Chapter Chair
09:15-10:00 Ultra Low Power, Short Range Wireless Communications: From Using RF Pulses to Ultrasound Clicks
Dr. Peter Kinget, Professor, Columbia University
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:15 Small Cells – Big Impacts: Performance Improvements and Deployment Challenges
Dr. Amit Mukhopadhay, Director, Wireless Network Modeling, Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent
11:15-12:00 The Exponential Growth of the Internet-of-Things
Joe Jesson, Adj. Professor, TCNJ, and CTO, Assurenet
12:00-13:30 Lunch and Poster Presentations
13:30-14:15 Backhauling in TV White Spaces
Dr. Narayan Mandayam, Professor, WINLAB, Rutgers University
14:15-15:00 Role of Software Defined Networking in Mobile Networks
Colin Kahn, member, Corporate CTO, Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:15 Self-Organizing Networks
Dr. Rudra Kumar Shivalingaiah, Senior Staff Engineer, Qualcomm
16:15-16:30 Poster Awards
Dr. Hong Man, Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology
16:30-16:45 Closing Remarks
16:45-17:15 Networking

This symposium is being organized by the IEEE North Jersey Section and its Communications, Computer, Information Theory and Vehicular Technology Chapters. The event is co-sponsored by the IEEE New Jersey Coast Section’s Communications, Computer, and AP/VT/EMC Chapters as well as the IEEE Princeton/Central Jersey Section’s Computer and Consumer Electronics/Communications Chapters. This event is also co-sponsored by CTIF-USA.