Welcome to BWAC

enlightenedUpcoming BWAC Semi-annual Meeting 

The Spring 2023 Semi-annual BWAC IAB meeting will take place in person, March 16-17, 2023. The event will be hosted by the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. A reception will take place at the Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC/U.S. Capitol on the evening of March 15. 

Participants (IAB members, BWAC faculty students, and invited guests) must register at this link. More information about the meeting (including the technical program, travel logistics, etc.) can be found here.


BWAC Overview

Broadband Wireless Access and Applications Center (BWAC) is a multi-university NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC), led by the University of Arizona in partnership with University of Mississippi, Catholic University of America, and North Carolina State University. Along with NSF support, BWAC is funded by 20+ affiliate members from industry and DoD labs.

BWAC aims at advancing wireless technologies and providing cost-effective and practical solutions for next-generation (5G & beyond) wireless systems, millimeter-wave communications, wireless cybersecurity, shared-spectrum access systems, full-duplex transmissions, massive MIMO techniques, and others.

The mission of BWAC is to collaborate with industry research partners to create flexible, efficient, and secure wireless networks that satisfy broadband communication needs in businesses, in the home, and in the lives of individuals.

  • Address issues of spectrum through novel broadband technologies
  • Work with industry and academic partners to pursue large-scale research programs and create new visions for the wireless industry