AI Seminar Series - Dr. Amira Alloum

Apr 25, 2024
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Dr. Amira Alloum


25th April 2024, 11:00am - 12:00pm (GST)

Title:5G Advanced Technology Innovation Paving the Path to 6G
Venue:TII Yas Auditorium
Affiliation:Qualcomm France
Abstract:In this talk address, we will delve into the transformative potential of connectivity and its profound impact on shaping the future of technology. As we stand at the precipice of the 6G era, we will explore the advancements in wireless communication, artificial intelligence, and edge computing that are driving innovation and revolutionizing industries. From the latest 5G Advanced Release 19 projects to the preparation for upcoming 6G standardization, we will uncover how connectivity is enabling unprecedented levels of intelligence, efficiency, and productivity. Join us as we embark on a journey to unlock the full potential of 5G and pave the way for a future where every device, every industry, and every individual is intelligently connected.
Bio:Senior Staff Engineer at Qualcomm, Leading Qualcomm Wireless R&D Center in France. Amira’s work at Qualcomm is at the leading edge of 5G Advanced and 6G research, including the setup of the 5G/6G innovation platform project in Lannion France, as integrating the Qualcomm global R&D engagements on XR, IOT, Automotive, Private Networks and NTN trials into the 6G European Research . Her professional tenure spans over 15 years in industrial R&D for International Telecom Industries (Infra & Device Vendors, Operators, Chipset Vendors) and European Research Centers (CNES, inria, Telecom Paris). Amira contributed as a Principal Engineer in the field of applied error correcting coding in wireless communication & standards, post quantum security and optics within Nokia Bell Labs, Alcatel Lucent, Huawei, and Orange. She contributed to 3GPP RAN1 Release 15 effort for the selection and the design of error correcting codes of 5G NR, as earlier to the upper layer decoding design of DVB-SH standard and to the specification of Alcatel Lucent LTE Modem. She has contributed to research projects and publications in collaboration with Professors at global top ranked universities and research centers in Europe, North America, India, China and the Middle East, and mentored post graduate students affiliated to these Institutions. The highest degree Amira holds is a PhD. degree Majoring in Information Theory from Institute Mines Telecom/Telecom Paris. Her PhD and Post-Doctoral research were granted by Orange Labs, CNES and Bell Labs.