Future Networks 2nd Massive MIMO Workshop

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3-5 October 2022 |  Free & Virtual 

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The IEEE Future Networks Massive MIMO Workshop aims to bring together researchers, practitioners, as well as technology decision-makers to form a vision on the use of multi-antenna and related techniques in wireless communications over the upcoming decade and beyond. The focus of the Workshop will be on the latest developments in Massive MIMO challenges and opportunities—from fundamental research, experimental results, system architecture, and applications.


Event Program

Monday 3 October 2022 (NOTE: All times are Eastern Time US)


 Intelligent Omni-Surfaces enabled massive MIMO: Simultaneous Refraction   
 and Reflection for Full-dimensional Wireless Communications

 Boya Di (Peking University),
 Hongliang Zhang (Princeton University) 
 08:30-09:00   Optimized Precoding for MU-MIMO With Fronthaul Quantization   Yasaman Khorsandmanesh,
 Emil Björnson (KTH Royal Institute of Technology) 
 09:00-09:05   Break  
 09:05-10:00   Keynote: Multi-Agent Autonomous Networking: From Low VHF to Massive MIMO      Brian Sadler (Army Research Lab) 
 10:00-10:30   Polar coded massive MIMO for Ultra-Reliable Low Latency Communications (URLLC)    Madhusudhanan Natarajan (MVJ College of Engineering) 
 10:30-11:00  Satellite communication Applications and Recent technologies  Sanjeev Kumar Gupta (Indian Space Research Organization)  
 11:00-11:05  Break  
 11:05-12:00  Keynote: Evolution of MIMO Technology for 5G and Beyond  Yang Li (Samsung Research America)
 12:00-12:30  Fingerprinting based Localization in Massive MIMO Set-Up using Deep
 Spatio-Temporal Network in Confined Spaces
 Kandarpa Kumar Sarma (Gauhati University)
 12:30-13:00  Importance of User-Centric Multi-Domain Service Orchestration  Swaminathan Arunachalam (HCL)

Tuesday 4 October 2022 (NOTE: All times are Eastern Time US)

 09:00-09:30    Designing and Deploying Open RAN: Architecture and Outlook  Eddy Chiu (ASTRI)
 09:30-10:00   Channel hardening in real environments  Sara Willhammar, Fredrik Tufvesson (Lund University) 
 10:00-10:05   Break  
 10:05-11:00   Keynote: Spectrum for NextG: licensed, unlicensed or shared?  Monisha Ghosh (U of Notre Dame)
 11:00-11:30   AI for 5G-Advanced and application to massive MIMO  Xingqin Lin (NVIDIA)
 11:30-12:00  Enabling a More Prosperous Space Era: A Massive MIMO Perspective     Yiming Huo (University of Victoria)  
 12:00-12:05  Break  
 12:05-13:00  Keynote: High-speed molecular communication: a solution for 6G?     Andrew Eckford (York University)


Wednesday 5 October 2022 (NOTE: All times are Eastern Time US)

 08:30-09:00   Energy-Efficient Cell-Free Massive MIMO on Top of C-RAN  Özlem Tugfe Demir (TOBB University of Economics and Technology)
 09:00-09:05   Break  
 09:05-10:00   Keynote: Next-generation Wireless Networks will be “Multi-function”      Ashutosh Sabharwal (Rice University)
 10:00-10:30   Challenges of Ultra-Massive MIMO at THz Frequencies  Javier Lorca (InterDigital)
 10:30-11:00  Efficient Deep-Learning Models for Future Blockage Prediction and
 Beam Selection for mmWave Systems
 Satya Kumar Vankayala (Samsung R&D Institute)  
 11:00-11:05  Break  
 11:05-12:00  Keynote: Next generation mobile from a US perspective  Ali Khayrallah (Ericsson)
 12:00-12:30  Non-Coherent Multiuser Massive MIMO-OFDM for high-speed communications     Kun Chen-Hu, Ana García Armada (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) 
 12:30-13:00  Coarse Quantization for Massive MIMO  Reza Mohammadkhani (University of Sussex)
 13:00-13:30  AI-enabled massive MIMO for industry 5.0  Shahid Mumtaz (Instituto de Telecomunicações)


Past Events

2021 IEEE Future Networks Massive MIMO Workshop


Keynote Speakers

Brian Sadler profile

Brian Sadler
(Army Research Lab) 

 Monisha Ghosh profile

Monisha Ghosh
 (University of Notre Dame) 

 Ashutosh Sabharwal profile

Ashutosh Sabharwal
(Rice University)


Yang Li profile

Yang Li
(Samsung Research America) 


Andrew Eckford profile

Andrew Eckford
(York University)


Ali Khayrallah profile

Ali Khayrallah


Why Present at the Massive MIMO Workshop?

  • The Workshop provides a platform for academics and industry participants to timely discuss breakthrough research, future directions, and lessons learned about topics that are relevant to Massive MIMO.
  • Being under the IEEE Future Networks initiative, the Workshop is promoted within and beyond the IEEE community and reaches a worldwide audience. Future Networks workshops, seminars, podcasts, and white papers enjoy a wide circulation and attendance.
  • Streamlined proposal submission (max 2 pages) process to engage the 5G and beyond community as soon as researchers can provide solutions that impact system requirements and practitioners who can provide feedback on fundamental concepts.
  • The format of the Massive MIMO Workshop emphasizes the need to create an environment for speedy discussions and dialogues to maximize interactions for both the presenters and the audience.
  • You will help shape the direction and the focus of the future Massive MIMO Workshops in the coming years.


Topics of Interest
The Massive MIMO Workshop seeks speaker presentation proposals in the following topical areas. The topics below are not meant to be exhaustive. The Workshop welcomes proposals on related topics or other topics of interest to the Massive MIMO community.

  • Cell-free Massive MIMO
  • Single User Massive MIMO
  • Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces (RIS) for Future Wireless Communications
  • Signal processing, detection, and energy efficiency
  • Massive MIMO joint radar-communications
  • THz-band Ultra Massive MIMO (UM-MIMO)
  • Massive MIMO visible light communication (VLC)
  • Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)-based base stations
  • Open radio access network (RAN) Massive MIMO
  • Coordinated Massive MIMO and RAN orchestration
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques for Massive MIMO
  • 5G/6G Cellular Systems and Heterogeneous Networks
  • 6G Ultra Massive MIMO Beamforming architectures
  • Massive MIMO and physical layer security
  • Massive MIMO measurement results and commercial deployment case studies


Organizing Committee

Chris Ng  IEEE Future Networks Massive MIMO WG
Kumar Vijay Mishra   United States Army Research Laboratory
Yiming Huo  University of Victoria
Nasir Hussain Samsung Electronics America
Harish Kumar Sahoo    Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology
Yang Miao  University of Twente
Ahmet Serdar Tan InterDigital
Suma Pannala  IEEE Future Networks Massive MIMO WG
Muhammad Imran Aslam     NED University Karachi


Contact Persons

Please direct any questions or comments to the 2nd Massive MIMO Workshop contact persons below.

Chris Ng IEEE Future Networks Massive MIMO WG    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Kumar Vijay Mishra   United States Army Research Laboratory  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.