Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne



2011 Tactical Communications and Interoperability Conference

Fort Wayne, IN June 22-23, 2011

Wednesday, June 22, 2011:

8:00 to 8:30 Coffee and Registration

8:30 to 8:35 Opening Remarks, T. Cooklev, IPFW

8:35 - 8:45 Welcoming Address, Dr. Max Yen, Dean, College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science, IPFW

Session Chair, Dr. Todor Cooklev

8:45 - 9:30 Okhtay Azarmanech, Sven G. Bilen, Pennsylvania State University, "Novell Modulation Classification Technique for Multi-Carrier and Single-carrier Signals in Cognitive Radio Applications"

9:30 - 10:15 Bill Chappell, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN "The Need for and Capabilities of Adaptable RF Systems"

10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:15 D. Peroulis, Purdue University. "New Directions in MEMS for Wireless Harsh-Environment Sensors"

11:15 - 12:00 Tony Boci, ITT, Herndon, VA, "ADS-B Progress: A Service Volume Engineering Perspective"

12:00- 13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 14:30: Dr. Ted Rappaport, U. Texas, Austin, Keynote Address: "Massively Broadband Wireless Communications"

14:30 - 15:00 Coffee Break

Session Chair, Dr. Todor Cooklev

15:00 - 15:45 Mike Leffel, Rohde and Schwarz, "Generic OFDM Analysis"

15:45 - 16:30 Hamid Piroozi, Attorney at Law, Ice Miller, Indianapolis, IN. "Anticipating how the Patent Reform Act will Affect US Patent Law and How the Law Affords Different Level of Intellectual Property Protection to Commercialized Patents and si that Enough"

17:00 - 19:00 Reception and Snacks

Thursday, June 23

8:00 to 8:30 Coffee

8:30 - 9:30: Robin Quinlan, Director, Directorate of Joint Interoperability, Department of Defense, Washington, DC. Keynote Address: "Joint Interoperability from a DOD Perspective."

Session Chair, Dr. Claude Setzer

9:30 - 10:15 Jim Kroeger, ITT Corp., Fort Wayne, IN, "SINCGARS... the Evolution of CNR from 1802s to JTRS"

10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:15 Chao Chen and Jim Isaacs, IPFW "Modeling of Public Safety Communications System for Emergency Response"

11:15 - 12:00 Graham Archer, Directorate of Joint Interoperability, DOD.

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

Session Chair, Perry Faulk

13:00 - 13:45 Claude Setzer, IPFW, "Nonlinear Measurements on Microwave Power Transistors"

13:45 - 14:30 Thomas Abels, Raytheon Network Centric systems, Fort Wayne, IN, "Preparing Now for Tomorrow's Multi-Core Designs"

15:00 - 15:45 Derek Piette, PTC, Boston, ME, "An innovative Approach to Embedded Software Development"

15:45 - 16:30 Jerry Bickle, Raytheon, Fort Wayne, IN. "The SCA Next"

16:30 - 17:15 Steve Jennies, PrismTech, "SCA-Next and Vendor Support for Adoption"

Poster Sessions and Demos:

** David Clendonen, IPFW, Software Defined Radio Test Bed

** IPFW Science Masters Program, Concentration in Wireless Technology and Systems Engineering.

** John Yochum, Rohde & Schwarz, Variety of advanced test equipment demos, including VSG/VNA, Real Time Osciloscope, new ZNB Vector Network Analyzer


Thanks to Our Sponsors

ITT Corporation

Event Partners

Indiana Radio Frequency AllianceRohde & SchwarzNMDGFocus Microwaves