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April 19, 2024


Celebrating 125 years of Wireless Innovation at Notre Dame and in North America, and looking ahead to a vibrant future for all.


History Panel #1 – The Earliest Wireless Experiments

Dennis Roberson (Moderator)

      President/CEO, of Roberson and Associates;      Research Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology

John Hannon

Expert on the Marconi Wireless Stations in Kylemore, Ireland

Sabyasachi Bhattacharya

                         Distinguished Professor,                           Tata Institute of Fundamental Research


History Panel #2 - Notre Dame & Saint Mary's Contributions to Wireless Innovation

Barry P. Keating (Moderator)

  Professor Emeritus, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame

Sister Catherine Osimo

Director, Sisters of the Holy Cross Archives and Records


Thomas Fuja

 Faculty Director, iNDustry  Labs, University of         Notre Dame

David Siddall

Managing Partner, 

DS Law


Bertrand Hochwald

Co-Director, Wireless Institute; Freimann   Professor of Electrical     Engineering, University of     Notre Dame

Broadband Digital Inclusion Panel

Monisha Ghosh (Moderator)

              Professor of Electrical Engineering,             University of Notre Dame

John Cioffi

Hitachi Professor of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Patrick McGuire

                    Technology Equity Manager,                    City of South Bend


Future of Wireless and Research Initiatives

Nick Laneman (Moderator) 

Co-Director, Wireless Institute; Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame

Sujit Dey

Jacobs Family Chair in Management and Engineering Leadership;  Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California San Diego

Thomas Marzetta

Distinguished Industry Professor; Director of NYU Wireless


Kobus van der Merwe

Professor, University of Utah; Director, Flux Research Group


Amitabha Ghosh

Head, Radio Interface Group, Nokia Bell Labs