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July 11, 2011

We are pleased to announce that Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri will give a keynote talk at PIMRC 2011. Dipankar Raychaudhuri is Professor-II, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Director, WINLAB (Wireless Information Network Lab) at Rutgers University.

July 1, 2011

We are pleased to announce that Professor P. R. Kumar will give a keynote talk at PIMRC 2011. P. R. Kumar is at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he is Franklin W. Woeltge Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research Professor in the Coordinated Science Laboratory, Research professor in the Information Trust Institute, and Affiliate Professor of the Department of Computer Science.

July 1, 2011

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Ryuji Kohno will give a Keynote speech at PIMRC 2011. Since 2007, he became a Finnish Distinguished Professor (FiDiPro). Currently he is in charge of Global COE (Centre of Excellence) program on "Innovative Integration between Medicine and Engineering Based on
ICT," in MEXT, Japan to promote joint research and education between Finland and Japan for five years.

May 17, 2011

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Ted Rappaport from University of Texas at Austin, will give a Keynote speech at PIMRC 2011. Ted Rappaport is the William and Bettye Nowlin Chair in Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, and is the founding director of the Wireless Networking and Communications Group (WNCG), a center he founded in 2002. He is also the director of the NSF I/UCRC Wireless Internet Communications and Advanced Technologies (WICAT) center site at The University of Texas, Austin. Prior to joining UT Austin, he was on the electrical and computer engineering faculty of Virginia Tech from 1988 to 2002, where he founded the Mobile and Portable Radio Research Group (MPRG), one of the world’s first university research and teaching centers dedicated to the wireless communications field. Prof. Rappaport has been a pioneer in the fields of radio wave propagation, wireless communication system design, and broadband wireless communications circuits and systems at millimeter wave frequencies.

April 21, 2011

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Henry Tirri from Nokia will give a Keynote speech at PIMRC 2011. Dr. Henry Tirri is SVP and Head of Nokia Research Center (NRC). NRC drives breakthroughs to enable new business opportunities for Nokia. Henry is responsible for 13 labs worldwide that pursue disruptive innovation and work closely with all Nokia operating units to promote open innovation, working on research projects in collaboration with leading global universities and research institutes.

Henry holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Helsinki, Finland and joined Nokia in 2004 as a Research Fellow in the Software and Applications Laboratory. Previous positions include working as a MTS at AT&T Bell Laboratories and Visiting Scientist at NASA AMES where he contributed to the Mars Rover for the 2003 mission. He is the author and co-author of more than 175 academic papers on computer science, social sciences and statistics and holds five patents.

April 11, 2011
We have received a lot of requests for extension especially from Japan. Our hearts and feelings are with those suffering from the earthquake and tsunami.  We have agreed to give another chance to authors, and have extended the deadline to April 30, which is going to be a firm deadline.

April 8, 2011

We are pleased to announce that Professor Sergio Verdu from Princeton University will give a Keynote speech at PIMRC 2011. Professor Verdú was elected Fellow of the IEEE in 1992 and member of the U. S. National Academy of Engineering in 2007. He received the 2000 Frederick E. Terman Award from the American Society for Engineering Education, and the IEEE Third Millennium Medal in 2000. In 2005, he received a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya. He is the recipient of the 2007 Claude E. Shannon Award, and the 2008 IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal. Professor Verdu is the author of the book “Multiuser Detection” and recipient of numerous awards including the 1992 IEEE Donald Fink Paper Award, the 1998 Information Theory Outstanding Paper Award, a IEEE Information Theory Golden Jubilee Paper Award, the 2000 Paper Award from the Japan Telecommunications Advancement Foundation, the 2002 Leonard G. Abraham Prize Award in the field of Communications Systems and the 2007 IEEE Joint Communications/Information Theory Paper Award.

A biography of Professor Verdu can be found at:

April 7, 2011

We are pleased to announce that a keynote speech will be given by Dr. David G. Belanger. Dr. Belanger is the AT&T Labs Chief Scientist, and the Vice President of Information & Software Systems Research. Dr Belanger was named AT&T Fellow in 2006 honored for a lifetime of outstanding and world-class contributions in the fields of software tools, software systems and information mining. In 2009, Dr. Belanger received the IEEE Communications Society Industrial Innovation Award for pioneering, innovating, and leading the interdisciplinary execution of information systems that transform massive online data streams into actionable information for servcie businesses.

A biography of Dr. Belanger can be found at:

April 4, 2011

We are pleased to announce that a keynote speech will be given by Dr. Victor Bahl, the Director of Mobile Computing Research Center at Microsoft Research, a center focused on basic and applied research in all areas related to mobile computing. He has built and deployed several seminal and highly cited networked systems, with over 12,500 citations; he has authored over 120 peer-reviewed papers and 130 patent applications, 76 of which have issued; he has won best paper awards at SIGCOMM and CoNext and has delivered over two dozen keynote & plenary talks; he is the founder and past Chairperson of ACM SIGMOBILE, the founder and steering committee chair of the MobiSys; and the founder and past Editor-in-Chief of ACM Mobile Computing and Communications Review. Dr. Bahl has served as IEEE Communications Society's Distinguished Lecturer (2007-09) and ACM's Distinguished Speaker (2007-10). He became an ACM Fellow in 2003, an IEEE Fellow in 2008 and a AAAS Fellow in 2010.

More information about this honorary guest can be found at:

March 17, 2011
In response to many requests we have received regarding extension of the PIMRC paper submission deadline, especially to give an opportunity to authors from Japan to participate in the conference, the organizing committee has decided to extend the submission deadline to April 10, 2011.

March 16, 2011
We are please to announce that US Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate is a patron of PIMRC 2011.




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