Sunday 19th March 2017

1.45pm-3.05pm – session 1 (80 mins)

  • Introduction to the workshop and mmMAGIC project – session chair (5 mins)
  • First Keynote – (30 mins, including Q and A)
    Wideband (and Massive) MIMO for Millimetre-Wave Mobile Networks: Recent Results on Theory, Architectures, and Prototypes
    • Prof. Akbar Sayeed, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Paper presentations – mm-wave channel measurements and modelling (45 mins)

3.20pm-5.00pm – session 2 (100 mins)

  • Second Keynote – (30 mins, including Q and A)
    Millimetre wave communication using out-of-band information
    • Prof. Robert Heath, University of Texas at Austin
  • Paper presentations – mm-wave system design aspects (30mins)
    • Beamforming MIMO-OFDM Systems in the Presence of Phase Noises at Millimeter-Wave Frequencies, Xiaoming Chen (Qamcom Research & Technology AB, Sweden), Chao Fang (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden), Yaning Zou (TU Dresden, Sweden), Andreas Wolfgang (Qamcom Research & Technology AB, Sweden), Tommy Svensson (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
    • IImproved Pilot Sequences Allocation in Massive MIMO Systems, Abanoub Girgis (Ain Shams University & IEEE, Egypt), Bassant Abdelhamid (Faculty of Engineering Ain Shams University, Egypt), Salwa El-Ramly (Ain Shams University, Egypt)
  • Panel session – Prevalent challenges for the adaptation of mm-wave technology for 5G  (40 mins)


    1. Dr. Nada Golmie (NIST, US)
    2. Dr. Nuria Gonzalez Prelcic (University of Vigo, Spain)
    3. Dr. Gia Khanh Tran (Tokyo Inst. of Tech)
    4. Prof. David Michelson (UBC, Canada)
    5. Dr. Marco Mezzavilla (NYU, US)