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Mission Statement


The mission of Wireless @ Virginia Tech is to:

  • Produce students who continue to make advances in wireless networks and technologies as members of government, industry, and academia
  • Do pioneering research that impacts next generations wireless networks and technologies
  • Serve the wireless industry and government through rapid response research, consulting, symposia and short courses
  • Bring together interested outside parties and group members who have synergistic technical needs and expertise


The Director's Corner

Welcome to the home of Wireless @ Virginia Tech, an exciting university-wide focus on wireless technology. Wireless @ VT is bringing together researchers, facilities, equipment, and expertise from across Virginia Tech to focus on multi-disciplinary solutions to "Invent the Future" of wireless. One of the largest university wireless research groups in the United States, Wireless @ Virginia Tech encompasses several centers and groups, including the world renowned Mobile and Portable Radio Research Group (MPRG), Center for Wireless Telecommunications (CWT), and Virginia Tech Antenna Group (VTAG).

The primary mission of Wireless @ Virginia Tech is to develop a research environment that produces high caliber students as future leaders in academia, industry, and government. Wireless @ Virginia Tech continues to lead in producing the future innovators and developers by refocusing our research efforts to focus on the opportunities as well as the obstacles in newly emerging wireless technology. Our Research Thrust Areas are available here.

Making Its Grand Debut Soon (2015)!

The new, joint, Wireless @ Virginia Tech & BWAC newsletter, Radio Waves!

Wireless @ Virginia Tech and the Broadband Wireless Access & Applications Research Center (BWAC) will be jointly producing a newsletter in the first quarter of 2015. The newsletter will be published on the web, and we are compiling an email list of those who would like to be notified when the newsletter is published. If you would like to "opt-in" to an email notification list, please send an email with "Sign Me Up" in the subject line to Joyce Donathan.


News & Events


Author's Kit Now Available including the 25th Anniversary Poster Template

Mark your calendars! Welcome Reception, May 27, 2015! Beer and pizza reception plus a vintage equipment exhibition! More information here.

New Feature!

Wireless Weekly Seminar

New seminar on Friday, March 6. Daniel Jakubisin, Ph.D candidate will present a seminar on "Iterative Probabilistic Processing for Communications Receivers". The abstract is available here.

Wireless Weekly Seminar Videos Now Available.

2014 Seminar Series lectures have now been archived. You can access the archives here.

Wireless Weekly Seminar

Feb: 27: This weeks seminar is "An Introduction to FRESH Filtering" by Ph.D. candidate Matthew Carrick (advisor: Dr. Jeff Reed). The abstract is available here.

Wireless Weekly Seminar

Ph.D. candidate Vireshwar Kumar (advisor: Dr. Jerry Park) is this week's speaker at the Wireless Weekly Seminar Series, this Friday, February 20, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Location: Surge-188B. Vireshwar's topic this week is "Blind Transmitter Authentication for Spectrum Security and Enforcement in Cognitive Radio Network".. The abstract is available here.

Wireless Weekly Seminar

Dr. R. Michael Buehrer is this week's speaker at the Wireless Weekly Seminar Series, Friday, February 13, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Location: Surge - 188B. Dr. Buehrer's topic is "Cooperative Positioning in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Semidefinite Programming"
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Wireless @ Virginia Tech announces the addition of Dr. Arogyaswami Paulraj to our 25th Anniverary Wireless Symposium & Summer School!

Wireless @ Virginia Tech proudly announces the addition of Dr. Robert Heath and Dr. Thomas Kailath to the 25th Anniversary celebration of the Wireless @ Virginia Tech Symposium!

Dr. Jeff Reed interviews with CTIA's WOW Multimedia Library

Dr. Walid Saad is the Recipient of 3 NSF Grants

Virginia Tech Students Present at MILCOM 2014

Dr. Reed & Dr. Park Work to Organize a Wireless Spectrum R&D Senior Steering Group Workshop

Dr. Jerry Park & Dr. Marwan Krunz Awarded NSF Grant to Study Coexistence of Heterogeneous Secondary Networks

Drs. Park, Dietrich, Marojevic and Reed Awarded Grant for LTE Enhanced Testbed

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