Efficient DSP and Circuit Architectures for Massive MIMO: State of the Art and Future Directions 🗓

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Webinar Date: On Demand
Speaker(s): Dr. Liesbet Van der Perre
Location: On the Internet
Cost: Complimentary
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Event Details & Registration: (Efficient DSP for Massive MIMO)

Summary:
Massive MIMO requires the simultaneous processing of signals from many antenna chains, and computational operations on large matrices. The complexity of the digital processing has been viewed as a fundamental obstacle to the feasibility of Massive MIMO in the past. Recent advances on system-algorithm-hardware co-design have led to extremely energy-efficient implementations.
 
This webinar will summarize the fundamental technical contributions to efficient digital signal processing for Massive MIMO. The opportunities and constraints on operating on low-complexity RF and analog hardware chains are clarified. It will explain how terminals can benefit from improved energy efficiency. The status of technology and real-life prototypes will be discussed. Open challenges and directions for future research are suggested.

Dr. Liesbet Van der Perre, Professor, KU Leuven
received the M.Sc. and PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the KU Leuven, Belgium, in 1992 and 1997 respectively. The research for her thesis was completed at the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Telecommunications in Paris. She was appointed honorary doctor at Lund University, Sweden, in 2015. Dr. Van der Perre joined imec’s wireless group in 1997 in the wireless group and took up responsibilities as senior researcher, system architect, project leader and program director, until 2015.

Liesbet Van der Perre was appointed Professor in the DRamCo lab of the Electrical Engineering Department of the KU Leuven in 2016. She’s an author and co-author of over 300 scientific publications. Prof. L. Van der Perre is the scientific leader for the European project FP7-‘Massive MIMO for Efficient Transmission’ (www.MAMMOET-project.eu). Liesbet Van der Perre is a member of the Board of Directors of the company Zenitel since 2015, and a guest Professor at the University of Lund since 2017.