Amit Mukhopadhyay is a Director in the Network Planning, Performance and Economic Analysis Center in Bell Labs, New Jersey. His current work focuses on next generation wireless technologies, primarily access and core networks for LTE/ePC. His networking interest spans other wireless technologies, e.g., GSM/GPRS/EDGE, UMTS/HSPA, WiMax, CDMA2000-1x/EVDO/UMB, DVB-H/MediaFlo etc as well as WiFi. He is also deeply involved in converged IMS networks with other broadband access technologies including DSL, HFC Cable and Fiber. He has been with the organization for more than 13 years and has built expertise in network architecture and optimization of cost and performance for various switching, transport and signaling networks. He has received numerous internal awards and is a member of the Alcatel-Lucent Technical Academy.
Prior to joining Bell Labs, he was with Ericsson in the Systems Engineering organization for more than 4 years, working on numerous system architecture and traffic engineering issues for wireless and wireline equipment. He co-authored Ericsson’s first Traffic Engineering Handbook for GSM networks. He was the editor of the GSM A-interface specification for PCS 1900 standards under T1P1.5.
After his undergraduate degree, he worked for Oil & Natural Gas Commission, India for three years, analyzing and modeling offshore support operations and supervising design and construction of offshore supply vessels.
He holds a B.Tech. in Naval Architecture from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India and a Ph. D. in Operations Research from the University of Texas, Dallas. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, serves as an officer in the AP/EMC/VT Chapter in IEEE NJ Coast Section and received the IEEE Region 1 award. He has numerous publications in refereed journals and has received one patent award and several applications are pending decision. He has also served as a reviewer for President Obama’s Broadband Technologies Opportunity Program. He is a member of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technologies representing IEEE for evaluating educational programs in colleges and universities.
Where the Wire Ends: Widening Cable’s Wi-Fi World
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room 157AB East