Alexander Wyglinski

Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
Graduate Studies
B. Eng. Electrical Engineering McGill University, Canada 1999
MS Electrical Engineering Queen's University at Kingston, Canada 2000
PhD Electrical Engineering McGill University, Canada 2005
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Professor Wyglinski's work focuses on devising new, reliable, and robust wireless communications using artificial intelligence and machine learning.Given society's growing reliance on wireless connectivity, it is important that wireless communications and networking systems are dependable and can co-exist with each other. His research into novel wireless communication systems will impact society in how they connect with each other and their surrounding environment, including the Internet of Things, smart cities, next-generation transportation systems, and eHealth. He says 5G communications will allow organizations to maintain critical operations in a safe and virtual manner during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Service restored for AT&T customers after nationwide outage

Alexander Wyglinski, professor of electrical and computer engineering and associate dean of Graduate Studies, was interviewed by WCVB-TV for analysis on the nearly day-long wireless network outage affecting cell phone customers nationwide.

Spectrum News 1
Widespread cellular outage causes trouble for travelers

Alexander Wyglinski, professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and associate dean of Graduate Studies, provided analysis for Spectrum News 1 for its reporting on a wireless network outage that left tens of thousands of customers in the U.S. without the ability to make calls or send text messages.

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