Seminar Series: John Smee

John Smee

 

Date: 2018-11-19
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:20 pm
Location: Atkinson Hall - Calit2 Auditorium, UC San Diego

Guest Speaker: John Smee
Vice President of Engineering, Qualcomm


*Registration is Required.
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DESCRIPTION/ABSTRACT:

Qualcomm Institute and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department present the first seminar series on communication theory and systems. Speakers will cover topics in diverse areas, including wireless, optical, location, storage and networking. The goal of this series is to promote the development and use of theory informed by the most recent advancements in the field. Industry speakers, prominent in theory and practice, will share their research and insights each week. This series is unique in that each speaker is expected to spend the day at UC San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute and should be available for meetings and discussions with interested faculty, graduate students, and startups.

Realizing 5G’s Full Potential


SPEAKER BIO:

Dr. John E. Smee is a Vice President of Engineering at Qualcomm Technologies Inc. He joined Qualcomm in 2000, holds over 75U.S. Patents, and has been involved in the system design for a variety of projects focused on the innovation of wireless communications systems such as CDMA EVDO, IEEE 802.11, 4G LTE, and 5G.  His work involves taking advanced system designs and signal processing techniques from theory through design, standardization, implementation, and productization. He is currently a 5G project engineering lead in Qualcomm’s wireless research and development group.  John was chosen to participate in the National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering program and is a recipient of the Qualcomm Distinguished Contributor Award for Project Leadership.  He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Princeton University, and also holds an M.A. from Princeton and an M.Sc. and B.Sc. from Queen’s University.