ECE Distinguished Lecturer Series - Reinaldo Valenzuela

ECE Distinguished Lecturer Series


Reinaldo Valenzuela

Alcatel-Lucent Bell Laboratories


November 12, 2014

5G: Technology Opportunities and Challenges

Bio: Reinaldo Valenzuela received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Chile and a Ph.D. from Imperial College. He is currently Director of the Wireless Communications Research Department at Bell Laboratories, and is a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff. Valenzuela has been at the forefront of many recent advances in wireless systems; his research includes propagation measurements and models, MIMO/space time systems achieving high capacities using transmit and receive antenna arrays, HetNets, small cells, and next generation air interface techniques and architectures. The author of more than 185 papers, he has forty-four issued patents and more than 20,000 citations in Google Scholar. Valenzuela is a 'Highly Cited Author' in Thomson ISI, a Fulbright Senior Specialist, an IEEE Fellow and a Bell Labs Fellow. For his pioneering contributions to MIMO technology, he was awarded the 2010 IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award.