Welcome to BWAC

enlightenedUpcoming BWAC Semiannual Meeting 

The next semiannual BWAC IAB meeting will take place in person, Aug 8-9, 2022.  The event will be hosted by the University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi (at the Jackson Avenue Center). An evening reception will take place on Aug. 7 at Rafters on the Square (UMiss Campus). Click here for the directions.

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

Click here to view the meeting agenda.

Click here for hotel reservation (after selecting the dates, use the group code `bwac' without quotes to receive the discounted rate).


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