The EETAC Master’s degrees in Applied Telecom. and Engineering Management (MASTEAM) and Advanced Telecommunications Technologies (MATT) organize a weekly series of activities (talks, technical visits, discussion pannels) that complement the academic activities with real-world experiences from companies, research centres and institutions in the main topics of the master: Internet of Things, Smart Cities, 5G mobile communications, Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Radio (SDR), cloud computing, augmented reality and audiovisual services, among others.
Title: The Road to 5G.
Speaker: Lorenzo Casaccia. Vice President, Technical Standards, Qualcomm.
Abstract: This talk will outline the history of 5G, the process of its standardization in 3GPP, and provide a high level view of its core technical attributes. The goal will be to provide the audience with a glimpse into the industrial ecosystem that has invented a new cellular generation.
Bio: Lorenzo has been at the forefront of wireless technology and innovation for almost 20 years. He joined Qualcomm in 2000 and has been with the company since then, covering a variety of roles related to wireless communication, including research and system design, regulatory, product, and technology standardization. He leads Qualcomm’s 3GPP team including the recent creation of the 5G standards and its evolution. Lorenzo holds university degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Turin Polytechnic, in Telecommunication from the Eurecom Institute, France, and in Philosophy and Philosophy of Knowledge from the Rome University. He is the author of over 50 US patents, and he is on the Board of Advisors of the startup accelerator Luiss Enlabs in Italy.
When: November 27th from 17:30 to 19:00h.
Where: Building C4, EETAC, Campus Castelldefels UPC. Main Hall (Sala d’Actes) Classrom C4-001.
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