As the old prop group site slowly migrates and integrates into the new wordpress site, we will be transferring course content over. Today, we’d like to introduce the new course site for managing content in our antenna engineering courses. This includes the lecture course ECE 4370 Antenna Engineering and the optional, concurrent laboratory course ECE 4371 Antenna Engineering Laboratory. Both courses will be offered this fall term.
Another “course refresh” video from Shenzhen 2017 discussing the emerging GPS-III standard and some of the other up-and-coming Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS). This lecture is a follow-on to lectures on basic GPS operation (courtesy our friend Prof. Paul Steffes) and Positioning Errors in GPS.
In 2005, we ran a curated virtual space mission for Georgia Tech’s graduate-level ECE 6390, Satellite Communications. The project was entitled “Martian Wireless Networks” and involved a hypothetical wireless network to link radios across the surface of Mars. The project page archive can be found here and an extended description below. We should acknowledge a big assist from Prof. Paul Steffes for this one as well. [Read more…]
Enjoy this oddly-prescient essay on which internet companies you should invest in circa 2001. Long before there was a Facebook, a Twitter, or even much of a Google, there was “The Killer App Equation”. Some of the prognostication was off-base, but there’s much that makes me wish I had put my money where my mouth was (or, more precisely, that I had money to put where my mouth was).