08 December 2023, 06:30 pm
Global Semiconductor Industry – The Lifeblood of a Digital Economy
Programme Type
Talks, Webcasts
Conference Room II, IIC main building

Speaker: Prof. Arogyaswami J. Paulraj, Professor Emeritus, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University.  
Prof. Paulraj is the inventor of MIMO wireless communications, a technology break through that enables improved wireless performance. MIMO is now incorporated into all broadband wireless systems. He also pioneered MIMOOFDMA that is now the core physical layer technology for 4G, 5G mobile, and WiFi networks

Moderator: Ms Aruna Sundararajan, IAS (retd.) former Secretary Telecom and Chairperson, Telecom Commission

Chair: Cmdre C. Uday Bhaskar

Prof. Paulraj will offer his views on the criticality of semiconductors, the structure of the global industry, its competitive dynamics, and then focus his talk mainly on its huge entry barriers.