The first CINCS (Communications, Information, Network, Circuits and Signal processing) seminar series on Industry Research for Prof. Muriel Médard’s Network Coding & Reliable Communications Group is happening on Tuesday October 11th from 10:00AM-11:00AM in E25-401 (45 Carleton St.) with speaker Mallik Tatipamula.Title: Past, Present and Future of Wireless Networking
Dr. Mallik Tatipamula, CTO, Ericsson, Silicon Valley

CINCS Seminar with Mallik Tatipamula

This session begins with mobile networking evolution from 2G to 5G. It presents architectural and technology enablers of each cellular technology evolution. Then it will present technology evolution and research challenges at the intersection of “5G, edge computing and AI/ML” for realizing Industry 4.0. It will conclude with a discussion on research opportunities over next decade for 6G.
Speaker Bio:
As a CTO of Ericsson Silicon Valley, Dr Mallik Tatipamula leads evolution of Ericsson’s technology strategy, champion the company’s next phase of innovation and growth driven by 5G. He also leads early 6G research efforts. Prior to Ericsson, he held several leadership positions at F5 networks, Juniper networks, Cisco, Motorola, Nortel, and Indian Institute of Technology (Chennai). During 33 years of his professional career, he has played a unique leadership role in delivering industry’s innovative products working with telecom operators, and also innovating for the future, working with academia, by anticipating what might happen next, to accelerate the architectural transitions in the telecom industry. He has identified strategic opportunities and implemented programs that have brought world-leading innovations to the telecom sector with a multi-billion dollars impact, launching over 50 products/solutions that are deployed in global telecom networks to enable these major network transitions from 2G to 5G.
He is a visiting Professor at King’s College London and Honorary Professor at the Univ. of Glasgow, UK. He is an International Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK), and a Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) and The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET, UK). He received “Univ. of California, Berkeley’s Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation Award,” “CTO/Technologist of the year” award (sponsored by NTT) by World Communications Awards (WCA), “IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Distinguished Industry Leader Award,” “CTO of the year (2021) award from Silicon Valley Business Journal (SVBJ)”, and “IET Achievement medal in telecommunications”. Recently, he has been inducted into IPv6 Hall of Fame by the IPv6 Forum.
He has Ph.D. in Information and Communications Engineering from the Univ. of Tokyo, Japan, Master’s in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India in 1990 and Bachelor’s in Electronics and Communications Engineering from NIT, Warangal, India in 1988. He delivered lectures and taught courses at UC Berkeley, Univ of Tokyo, Stanford and other universities. He mentored over 100 undergrad/graduate students, delivered 400+ keynote/invited talks/tutorials/lectures, co-authored 2 books, 100+ publications/patents, served on 40+ IEEE conferences committees. He has been involved in developing industry-academia partnerships in Canada, US, UK and India for future technology innovations.
He serves on several advisory boards including Global Semiconductor Alliance, Gartner/Evanta CIO Council, Digital India Initiative, London Digital Twin Research Center, and Chair for the Industry Advisory Board for Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, Advisor to Center for Growth Markets at Univ. of California, Berkeley and Jacobs School of Engineering, Univ. California, San Diego. He served on advisory boards of Nicira (acquired by VMWare for $1.2B) and Pensando (acquired by AMD for $1.9B) among others.