Akyildiz, Ian

Akyildiz, Ian

Ken Byers Chair Professor in Telecommunication and the Chair of the Telecommunications Group
Georgia Institute of Technology (USA)

Dr. Ian Akyildiz is the Ken Byers Chair Professor in Telecommunication and the Chair of the Telecommunications Group at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology (USA), and the Director of the Broadband Wireless Networking Laboratory. He is a Consulting Megagrant Leader with the Russian Academy of Sciences - Institute for Information Transmission Problems (Russia). As a Russian 'Megagrant' winner, he launched a research lab and leads a large research group working on 5G/6G wireless communication systems. He received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Computer Engineering from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany).

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