Tullis Named Managing Program Director
SpectrumX today announces that Dr. Josh Tullis has been named its Managing Program Director. Tullis will help establish the center’s headquarters in the Wireless Institute at the University of Notre Dame.
Tullis, a double Notre Dame graduate (’96 BS, ’99 PhD), has been with the university since 2017, most recently as the Senior Director for Corporate Relations. Josh brings with him a unique blend of experiences ranging from technical research to entrepreneurial real estate development and academic/corporate partnership building.
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The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 111 new members and 22 international members, announced NAE President John L. Anderson. Congratulations to SpectrumX Research Partner Zoya Popovic, distinguished professor, and Lockheed Martin Endowed Chair, Electrical Computer and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder for being elected to this distinguished group.
Dr. Nick Laneman, Center Director of SpectrumX – the first NSF Spectrum Innovation Center, and Co-Director of the Wireless Institute at Notre Dame, recently gave a keynote presentation at IEEE DySPAN 2021. IEEE DySPAN is the premier conference on diverse issues related to spectrum sensing, access, sharing, coexistence, and utilization within current and emerging wireless tracks.
Scott Palo wants to send RALPHIE to space.
RALPHIE the satellite, that is. The U.S. Air Force is providing support to help make it happen.
Palo, a professor of aerospace engineering sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, and Associate Director of SpectrumX has earned an Air Force Research Laboratory University Nanosatellite Program (UNP) grant to design RALPHIE, named for CU Boulder’s buffalo mascot. The acronym stands for “Radio And Laser PatH agnostIc communications Experiment.”
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Several members of the SpectrumX team are playing pivotal roles in the planning, execution, and presentations given at the IEEE International Symposium on Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks Conference, being held virtually December 13 – 15, 2021.
SpectrumX held a Kick-off Event on November 4 – 5, 2021 to launch the newly awarded National Science Foundation Spectrum Innovation Center. A General Information Session opened the event to provide an overview of the new center.
The kick-off brought together the SpectrumX team to begin development of the Center’s initial Implementation Plan. The event also provided an introduction and opportunity to connect with the spectrum community and receive feedback and input on the Center’s plans to maximize relevance and impact of the teams’ work. The recorded General Information Session provides an Overview of SpectrumX and an introduction to the Research Projects, Broadening Participation activities, Education and Workforce Development initiatives, and Collaboration, Innovation and Commercialization efforts.
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Dr. Monisha Ghosh’s government and technical expertise will significantly benefit the SpectrumX team.
University of Notre Dame-led SpectrumX is bringing together experts from 29 organizations to transform the landscape of spectrum research, education, collaboration and management. The center has received $25 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of its Spectrum Innovation Initiative.