ViaSat Day

On Friday, March 3, 2017, ViaSat and UC San Diego's Center for Wireless Communications teamed up to offer participants a day of collaborative research, discussion, and networking.  

Gallery of photos


Agenda

Morning

  • 9:00 - 9:10 a.m. Welcome Address and Agenda Overview: Jim Petranovich, ViaSat and Professor Sujit Dey, CWC/UC San Diego
  • 9:10- 9:30 a.m. Keynote Address: Kristi Jaska, Vice President, Engineering, ViaSat

9:30 - 10:45 a.m. Session 1 – RF Ka-band Circuits 

  • Professor Ian Galton, UC San Diego
  • Dean Cook, ViaSat

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 – 12:15 p.m.  Session 2 – Massive MIMO

  • Professor Bhaskar Rao, UC San Diego  
  • Nandan Das, ViaSat

12:15 – 1:00pm Lunch

1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Session 3 –  Networking and Media Rich Communications 

  • Professor Tara Javidi, UC San Diego and
  • Peter Lepeska, ViaSat

2:15 - 2:30 p.m. – Break

2:30- 3:45 p.m. Session 4 – Edge Computing and Analytics

  • Professor Sujit Dey, UC San Diego
  • Eliot Weitz, ViaSat

3:45 – 4:00PM – Break

  • 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Session 5 – Professor Tara Javidi, UC San Diego, Professor Bhaskar Rao, UC San Diego and Ben Wilson, ViaSat: Machine Learning