As 5G radio system research is rapidly developing and is attracting significant global interest, a team of researchers at Tampere University of Technology (TUT), led by Prof. Mikko Valkama,has been developing and building an advanced radio transceiver concept for improving the spectral efficiency of future 5G net-works. 5G networks are aiming at very large data rates, very high capacity, very low latency, and very fast response time.
The 21st European Wireless (EW) Conference took place in Budapest, Hungary, 20-22 May 2015, and was organized by the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) with the cooperation of VDE-ITG, represented by Klaus D. Kohrt, Germany,and HTE, represented by Peter Nagy, Hungary, both of them Sister Societies of ComSoc. BME is the most significant University ofTechnology in Hungary and is also one of the oldest Institutes ofTechnology in the world, having been founded in 1782.
Dr. Tom Hou, IEEE Fellow, was invited by the IEEE Beijing Communications Society Chapter to give a 90-minutes lecture on“Advances in Wireless Networking for Cyber Physical Systems” on 6 May 2015 (Wednesday). The lecture was held at Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) from 3 pm to 4.30 pm. There were approximately 30 attendees, including uni-versity students, academic researchers, and public participants from ICT related industries.
Prof. Nei Kato was invited by the Xian, Beijing, and Harbin ComSoc Chapters to conduct a ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer Tour in May 2015. The first lecture was held at Xidian University on 15 May, which was hosted by the Xian ComSoc Chapter. The lecture topic was “Device-to-Device (D2): Research Trends and Future Perspectives.” There were more than 40 attendees including faculty members and graduate students from Xidian University.
The IEEE Young Professionals Lahore Section, after winning the IEEE Hall of Fame Award 2011, the IEEE YP Region10 Award 2012, and the MGA Individual Award 2012, haswon the IEEE Hall of Fame Award 2015. Today our Young Professionals, Lahore Section list of active members has reached more than 50. More professionals are coming in to join our cause of serving the society. IEEE YP strives to bring reforms to the engineering sector in our country with valuable efforts and approaches in the engineering profession.