6:30 - 7:00 PM Networking & Refreshments
Speaker: Sachin Katti
Bio: Sachin Katti is an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University and also the CEO of Kumu Networks which is commercializing his research on full duplex radios. He received his PhD in EECS from MIT in 2009. His research focuses on designing and building next generation high capacity wireless networks by combining techniques from information and coding theory, RF systems, and networking. His dissertation research focused on redesigning wireless mesh networks with network coding as the central unifying design paradigm. The dissertation won the 2008 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award - Honorable Mention and the George Sprowls Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation in EECS at MIT. His research has won numerous awards, including the IEEE William Bennett Prize, the Best Student Paper Award at ACM SIGCOMM 2012, USENIX ATC 2013, the Sloan Fellowship, the NSF Career Award as well as Okawa, Hooover, Packard and Terman Faculty Fellowships.
Title: Self-Interference Cancellation Technology
Speaker: Joel Brand
Bio: Joel Brand is Vice President of Product Management at Kumu Networks. For 20 years Joel has actively participated in defining and building infrastructure solutions for the telecom and wireless industries. He previously held executive positions at ConteXtream, Bytemobile (acquired by Citrix) and Ruckus Wireless (NYSE: RKUS). Joel holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Engineering from the Israeli Institute of Technology (the Technion) as well as MBA from National University in San Diego.
Title: Applications of Full Duplex Radios