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An Overview of the Information & Telecommunication Technology Center. Victor S. Frost Director, Information & Telecommunication Technology Center Dan F. Servey Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science frost@ittc.ukans.edu, 785-864-4830. ITTC - Mission and Vision.

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an overview of the information telecommunication technology center
An Overview of theInformation & Telecommunication Technology Center

Victor S. Frost

Director, Information & Telecommunication Technology Center

Dan F. Servey Distinguished Professor

of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

frost@ittc.ukans.edu, 785-864-4830

ittc mission and vision
ITTC - Mission and Vision
  • Mission
    • To provide an interdisciplinary research environment that capitalizes on partnerships with industry and government entities to develop technologies and advance knowledge in information technologies, telecommunications, and sensors
    • Advance education and training of students
    • Support Kansas companies and national industries through the transfer of technological innovation
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What isInformation & Telecommunication Technology?

Healthcare, Government Services,

Business, Environmental Monitoring,

Education, Life-Long Learning

Applications

Voice, Data, Video, Multimedia,

Image, Electronic Transactions,

Resource Discovery

Services

High Speed Networks, Switching Systems,

Advanced Signaling Systems

Bitways

Fiber Transmission Systems, Wireless Networks,

Cable Systems, Satellite Systems, Twisted Pair,

Copper Loops, Broadcast, Cellular

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ITTC Overview

  • Communications academic emphasis and research programs established in 1983, radar and radar sensing emphasis in 1964
  • Graduated students with telecommunications emphasis
    • degrees in EE, CS, CoE, Math
  • 29 faculty, 15 staff researchers, 6 Center staff
  • Current student population ~ 125
    • ~15 Ph.D., ~85 M.S., ~25 B.S.
  • Unique Facilities
    • Unique high-speed networking laboratory including a fiber connection to along-distance fiber network
    • Lightwave laboratory, including 8 and 16 wavelength systems, OC-192 test equipment
    • Networking laboratory, including ATM and IP Wide Area Networks
    • Digital signal processing and wireless laboratory with high frequency capabilities
    • Radar and microwave equipment with up to 40 GHz capabilities
    • Extensive computing facilities - ~500 computers and 0.7 TB of storage
research thrust areas
Research Thrust Areas
  • Networking and Distributed Processing
  • Intelligent Systems & Information Management
  • Wireless Communications and DSP
  • Optical Communications Systems
  • Radar Systems and Remote Sensing
vision for the intelligent systems and information management laboratory
Vision for the Intelligent Systems and Information Management Laboratory
  • Enable new customer services, and applications based on distributed and heterogeneous information sources and computing resources
  • Advance our understanding of distributed information systems
vision for the networking and distributed systems laboratory
Vision for the Networking and Distributed Systems Laboratory
  • Develop algorithms, protocols, performance prediction methods and measurement techniques to support the development and deployment of future communications networks
  • Advance our understanding of communications networks and distributed systems
vision for the wireless communications digital signal processing laboratory
Vision for the Wireless Communications & Digital Signal Processing Laboratory
  • Develop efficient and flexible software radios to increase the capacity and functionality of future wireless communications systems
  • Advance our understanding of wireless communications systems
vision for the lightwave communications systems laboratory
Vision for the Lightwave Communications Systems Laboratory
  • Create new optical and networking technologies to give information flows direct access to high capacity wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) systems.
  • Increase the efficiency and flexibility of future networks using existing fiber infrastructure
  • Develop the enabling technology for all optical networks
  • Advance the understanding of lightwave communications systems
vision for the radar systems and remote sensing laboratory
Vision for the Radar Systems and Remote Sensing Laboratory
  • Develop new microwave remote sensing instruments (radar and radiometers)
  • Apply remote sensing techniques to pervasive problems
    • Detection of antipersonnel and antitank land mines
    • Monitoring global climate change by measuring polar ice sheet thickness
    • Estimation of surface wind speed over the ocean for global weather forecasts
  • Create new collection and signal processing techniques for extracting information from remote sensing data
  • Advance the understanding of remote sensing through better fundamental models of sensor-target interaction
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ITTC Expenditures

Last 3 year total = $17.15 Million

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Examples of recent sponsors

  • DARPA
  • DOE
  • NSF
  • USAF & US Army
  • NASA
  • NIH
  • Sprint
  • Adaptive Broadband
  • NEC
  • Nortel
  • TRW
  • KTEC

Funding Sources

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Some of the Research Facilities at the

University of Kansas

Information & Telecommunications

Technology Center

Lightwave & Optics

Adaptive Computing

Remote

Sensing

Networking

& Systems

Wireless & DSP

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Some of the Research Facilities at the

University of Kansas

Information & Telecommunications

Technology Center

Internet

Backbone

IP Router

20 Gb/s

WDM

Lightwave System

2.4 Gb/s Fiber Terminal

40 Gb/s

WDM

Lightwave

System

25 Mb/s Wireless System

summary
Summary
  • The University of Kansas brings together academicand research expertise as well as the facilities required for the innovative development of information technology
    • Networking and Distributed Systems
    • Network Based Software Applications
    • Lightwave Communications Systems
    • Wireless and Digital Signal Processing
    • Microwave, Radar Systems and Remote Sensing
  • It is our goal to remain at the forefront of the creation of the enabling technologies for the information economy