Welcome to BWAC

enlightenedUpcoming Fall 2021 BWAC Semiannual Meeting 

The next semiannual BWAC IAB meeting will take place in a hybrid mode (in-person and virtual)Nov 8-9, 2021.  The in-person part will be hosted by North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina. A reception for in-person attendees will take place on the evening of Nov. 7. A Zoom link will be sent directly to all registered participants. The BWAC meeting will be followed by an AERPAW event, which will take place Nov 9-10. 

To help with meeting logistics, we ask participants (IAB members, BWAC faculty and students, and other invitees) to register at the following link:

A tentative agenda for the meeting can be found here.

Click here for hotel reservation and other event details.


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