Welcome to SpectrumX
An NSF Spectrum Innovation Center
Who We Are
A diverse and interdisciplinary group of scientists, engineers, and educators with backgrounds in EE, CS, Aero, Astronomy, Geoscience, Economics, Policy, and Workforce Development.
What We Do
Conduct strategic research and workforce development projects to transform spectrum management.
Why It Matters
Radio frequency spectrum has become a vital resource in need of balance that can be achieved through innovative advancements in policy and technology.
41 researchers and staff
SpectrumX, initiated by a 5-year, $25M center grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation, is the world’s largest academic hub where all radio spectrum stakeholders can innovate, collaborate, and contribute to maximizing social welfare of this precious resource.
SpectrumX brings together broad and synergistic research capabilities from a team of 41 founding researchers and staff from 27 universities, including 14 minority serving institutions (MSIs), a key federal research facility, and a pioneering corporate partner; a multitude of relationships across industry, government, and academia; and significant experience in interdisciplinary research collaboration, policy engagement, and educating students at all levels about spectrum use and related topics.
- Undergraduates at Olin College of Engineering present course-based final projects on spectrum coexistence issues
- SpectrumX External Advisory Board meeting focuses on bringing federal stakeholders to the table
- SpectrumX partners with NRAO to develop electromagnetic spectrum lessons for middle and high school students
- Spectrum Policy Makers, Stakeholders, and Researchers Gather at Silicon Flatirons Event