The Fractus-UPF Chair on Tech Transfer and 6G supports the research activities of the WiSeCom group at UPF, including multiple-input multiple-output transmission, sub-terahertz communication, machine learning for wireless networks, communication for unmanned aerial vehicles, smart surfaces, and cybersecurity, among other topics.
The folllowing papers have resulted thus far from research supported by the Chair:
- A. Pizzo, A. Lozano, "On Landau's Eigenvalue Theorem for Line-of-Sight MIMO Channels," IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, to appear.
- M. Mojahedian, M. Attarifar, A. Lozano, “DFT-Based Wideband Line-of-Sight MIMO Communication,” IEEE Global Commun. Conf. (GLOBECOM), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dec. 2022
- M. Attarifar, M. Mojahedian, A. Lozano, "Reduced-Complexity Wideband Line-of-Sight MIMO Communication," Invited Paper at the Asilomar Conf. on Signals. Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, USA, Nov. 2022
- H. Do, N. Lee, A. Lozano, "DOF Augmentation via IRS for Line-of-Sight Communication," Invited Paper at the Asilomar Conf. on Signals. Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, USA, Nov. 2022
- A. Pizzo, A. Lozano, S. Rangan, T. Marzetta, “Line-of-Sight MIMO via Reflection from a Smooth Surface,” IEEE Vehicular Techn. Conf. (VTC Spring), Helsinki, Finland, June 2022
- M. Mojahedian, M. Attarifar, A. Lozano, “Spatial-Wideband Effect in Line-of-Sight MIMO Communication,” IEEE Int’l Conf. Communications (ICC), Seoul, Korea, May 2022
The Fractus-UPF Chair on Tech Transfer and 6G seeks to strengthen UPF’s role as a player in the innovation ecosystem. Indeed, the Spanish university system is far stronger at producing scientific outputs than at being engines of innovation in their local surroundings or in the global scene. Addressing this weakness by capitalizing on Fractus’ experience and know-how is another mission of the Chair.
A final goal of the Chair is to disseminate knowledge to the general public. The ensuing activities conducted to date under the aegis of the Chair include:
- "Line-of-Sight MIMO: When Multipath Propagation Becomes Dispensable," Invited Seminar at the Technology Innovation Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Oct. 11th 2022.
- "Line-of-Sight MIMO: When Multipath Propagation Becomes Dispensable," Invited Presentation at the Futurewei University Day, Chicago, USA, Aug. 5th 2022.
- "Wide-Aperture MIMO: When Multipath Propagation Becomes Dispensable," Plenary Presentation at the IEEE Int'l Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Oulu, Finland, July 4th 2022.
- “Line-of-Sight MIMO: An Old Theory Up to New Tricks,” Keynote Presentation, 5G Ph.D. School, Rome, Italy, Dec. 1st 2021
- “Future Directions for Communications Engineers”, National Science Foundation - Networks and Telecommunications, Nov. 18th 2021
- “Line-of-Sight MIMO: An Old Theory Up to New Tricks,” One World Signal Processing Seminar Series, Nov. 3rd 2021
“Harnessing the Radio Wavefront Curvature with Line-of-Sight MIMO,” IEEE Communication Technology News, Aug. 26th 2021