IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications
13–16 September 2021 // Virtual Conference // By 6G Flagship


6G in a world of communicating intelligent machines


Magnus Frodigh

Vice President and Head of Ericsson Research, Ericsson

Dr. Magnus Frodigh has been Vice President and Head of Ericsson Research since 2018.

Dr. Frodigh was Research Area Director for Network Architecture and Protocols at Ericsson Research from 2007 to 2018 with responsibility for driving long-term technology leadership research in the areas of network architecture and protocols comprising radio, transport and core networks, including network management.

Dr. Frodigh joined Ericsson in 1994 and has since held various key senior positions within Research & Development and Product Management, focusing on 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G technologies, and expanding collaborations between with both academia and industries. He holds 29 patents.

Dr. Frodigh was born in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1964.  He holds a Master of Science degree from Linköping University of Technology, Sweden and earned his Ph.D. in Radio Communication Systems from Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.
Dr Frodigh is adjunct Professor at Royal Institute of Technology in Wireless Infrastructures since 2013.


Integrated Sensing and Communications


In this talk, we present a framework of integrated sensing and communications for 6G. The true integration of the communions and sensing into a single device a, single spectrum and single platform will enable many new value added services, beyond the connectivity function as we know for wireless communications today. Furthermore, for 6G, the higher frequency spectrum with larger bandwidth has been utilized to meet the continuously increasing requirement for larger throughput requirement, in addition to transfer the information bit, we can retrieve the radio wave propagation characteristics with advanced signal processing technologies, to perform the parametrize-identification of the objects, the environmental real time imaging and even spectrogram of the physical world, this will facilitate the proliferation of the deep learning technology for 6G and to provide for the 6G AI service platform. The integrated wireless sensing and communications (ISAC) has the advantages such as preserve the privacy and enable the dynamic real world learning and inferencing service and ultimately the ISAC will make the entire global wireless communications infrastructure and billions of devices as a network of sensors.


Dr. Wen Tong

CTO, Wireless Network, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Dr. Wen Tong is the CTO, Huawei Wireless. He is the head of Huawei wireless research. In 2011, Dr. Tong was appointed the Head of Communications Technologies Labs of Huawei, currently, he is the Huawei 5G chief scientist and led Huawei’s 10-year-long 5G wireless technologies research and development.

Prior to joining Huawei in 2009, Dr. Tong was the Nortel Fellow and head of the Network Technology Labs at Nortel. He joined the Wireless Technology Labs at Bell Northern Research in 1995 in Canada.

Dr. Tong is the industry recognized leader in invention of advanced wireless technologies, Dr. Tong was elected as a Huawei Fellow and an IEEE Fellow. He was the recipient of IEEE Communications Society Industry Innovation Award in 2014, and IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Industry Leader Award for “pioneering technical contributions and leadership in the mobile communications industry and innovation in 5G mobile communications technology” in 2018. He is also the recipient of R.A. Fessenden Medal. For the past three decades, he had pioneered fundamental technologies from 1G to 5G wireless and Wi-Fi with more than 500 awarded US patents.

Dr. Tong is a Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering, and he serves as Board of Director of Wi-Fi Alliance.

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