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Wireless @ Virginia Tech continues to lead in producing the future innovators and developers by re-directing our research efforts to focus on the opportunities as well as the obstacles in newly emerging wireless technology.

Pioneers in the Field of Wireless Technology

As the world of wireless technology continues to evolve, so does Wireless @ Virginia Tech. As part of our new mission, we have developed new research thrusts to meet the changing environment. Our new research thrusts are available here.

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Wireless Overview

Wireless @ Virginia Tech is an ECE research organization within the ICTAS cognition and communication research thrust area composed of over 30 faculty associates and several different research groups.

We have over 75 graduate students majoring in wireless communications. Wireless @ Virginia Tech develops the human capital needed to keep your organization moving forward. Our students are our most prized asset.


Wireless @ Virginia Tech Symposium & Summer School

Wireless @ Virginia Tech continues to lead the way in research and education with its annual Wireless Symposium and Summer School held the last week of every May.

Now in its 27th year, the Wireless Symposium & Summer School features guest speakers from military, government, industry, and academia, along with tutorials and panel sessions discussing the economic impact, regulatory issues, and future research and innovations. We are one of the largest and oldest research groups dedicated to wireless technology in academia.

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About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university serving the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world community. The discovery and dissemination of new knowledge are central to its mission.

Virginia Tech is the Commonwealth of Virginia’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution. Located on 2,600 acres in the town of Blacksburg, Virginia Tech is home to world-class faculty, dynamic collaborations, and ground breaking research.


Mission Statement

The mission of Wireless @ Virginia Tech is to:

Produce students who continue to make advances in wireless networks and technologies as members of government, industry, and academia.
Do pioneering research that impacts next generations wireless networks and technologies.
Serve the wireless industry and government through rapid response research, consulting, symposia and short courses.
Bring together interested outside parties and group members who have synergistic technical needs and expertise.

The Director's Corner

Dr. Buehrer Welcome to the home of Wireless @ Virginia Tech, an exciting university-wide focus on wireless technology. Wireless @ VT is bringing together researchers, facilities, equipment, and expertise from across Virginia Tech to focus on multi-disciplinary solutions to "Invent the Future" of wireless. One of the largest university wireless research groups in the United States, Wireless @ Virginia Tech encompasses several centers and groups, including the world renowned Mobile and Portable Radio Research Group (MPRG), Center for Wireless Telecommunications (CWT), and Virginia Tech Antenna Group (VTAG).


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