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The Wireless Institute (WI) in the College of Engineering provides administrative and organizational support for research and education in wireless communications technology, economics, and policy at the University of Notre Dame. WI is a College Institute within the College of Engineering, and involves participants from the Departments of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Sociology, and Finance.

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  • Wireless device and network system engineering
  • RF device design and testing
  • Communication algorithms and protocols
  • Network modeling and optimization
  • Mobile OS and application development
  • 16 faculty members (EE, CSE, finance, sociology)
  • 35 graduate students
  • 2 full-time staff (engineer and administrator)
  • $2M/year in research expenditures
  • 4,000 sq. ft. of laboratory space
  • $4M in equipment
  • 325 years of research experience
  • 1,500 publications, 18 books
  • 17,500 citations
  • 5 IEEE/ACM paper awards
  • Extensive industry experience
  • Multiple contributions to wireless standards, e.g., 3G, 4G (WiMAX, LTE)
  • 22 recent patents