Global Communications Newsletter (GCN)

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IEEE ComSoc Harbin Chapter–2017 Summer Academic Month

By Weixiao Meng - Chair of Harbin ComSoc Chapter, China

The IEEE ComSoc Harbin Chapter held its Summer Academic Event Month in July and August, 2017, featuring the big data and modern wireless network communication seminar. Our chapter had made adequate preparations for this academic event in advance. Chapter chair, Professor Weixiao Meng, and vice chair, Associate Professor Shuai Han organized this activity.

According to different research fields, they invited well known experts and scholars at home and abroad, and encouraged relevant members and student members to communicate with experts actively.

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IEEE ComSoc Lahore Chapter Celebrated World Telecom Day 2018 in Pakistan

By Kashif Bashir - Chair, IEEE ComSoc Lahore Section, Pakistan

The IEEE ComSoc Lahore chapter, KICS UET Lahore, and the IEEE Punjab University student branch organized World Telecom Day on 16 May 2018. The event, held in the Seminar Hall of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Punjab, was attended by many high officials and experts from academia and industry. Among the speakers were: Mr. Kashif Bashir, Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Lahore chapter; Prof. Dr. Taqi Zahid Butt, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Punjab; Dr. Amjad Hussain, Chair of the IEEE Lahore Section; Dr. Vincenzo Piuri, Professor at the University of Milan, Italy...

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Snapshots from the IEEE ComSoc San Diego Chapter

By Liangping Ma - InterDigital Communications, Inc., IEEE ComSoc San Diego Chapter Chair, USA

The IEEE ComSoc San Diego chapter has been active in promoting and serving the local communications community. San Diego has long been an innovation hub of the wireless industry. Notably, CDMA, the core technology of the second-generation IS-95 standards and the third-generation (3G) broadband standards, was first publicly demonstrated by Qualcomm in San Diego on November 7, 1989. Initiated by the IEEE San Diego Section, this public demonstration was approved by IEEE as an IEEE Milestone, a significant technical achievement highly honored by IEEE. On November 7, 2017, 28 years after the demonstration, IEEE...

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