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4/25/2003 (Friday)

4/26/2003 (Saturday)

8:00 AM to 9:00 AM



9:00 AM to 9:10 AM

F1 Opening Remarks

S1 Opening Remarks

9:10 AM to 10:40 AM

F2 Plenary Session I

S2 Plenary Session III

10:40 AM to 10:50 AM



10:50 AM to 12:20 PM

F3 Plenary Session II

S3 Plenary Session IV

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

F4 Luncheon

Keynote Speaker: Adam Drobot

President of Applied Research
Telcordia Technologies

S4 Luncheon

Keynote Speaker: Rong-I Wu

President, Taiwan Institute of Economic Research


2:00 PM to 3:40 PM

F5 Panel Discussion I.


High Speed Packet Data for Future Wireless Systems

S5 Panel Discussion II.


Security in Wireless Systems and Networks

F6 Technical Session I.


Broadband Access

S6 Panel Discussion III.


F7 Technical Session II.


Emerging Multimedia Technologies

S7 Technical Session VI.


Sensor Networking

3:40 PM to 4:10 PM




4:10 PM to 5:50 PM

F8 Technical Session III.


Wireless Networks and Systems

S8 Technical Session VII.


MIMO Technologies and Resource Management

F9 Technical Session IV.


Intelligent Optical Networks

S9 Technical Session VIII.


Enabling technology

F10 Technical Session V.


Mobile Information Networking

S10 Technical Session IX.


Enterprise Multimedia

Infrastructure & Applications

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

F11 Conference Reception


DAY 1 (April 25, 2003, Friday)

Registration (8:00-9:00 AM)

F1 - Opening Remarks (9:00-9:10 AM)
Conference Chair: David Chang, Polytechnic University

F2 - Plenary Session I (9:10-10:40 AM)
Chair: Hongya Ge, NJIT

  1. "The Success of Mobile Data: A View from the Front"
    William C. Goers, Jr., Lucent Technologies
  2. "A Wireless Services Future - Boom or Bust"
    Lawrence Rabiner, Rutgers University
  3. "China's R&D Activities on 3G and Beyond"
    You Xiao-Hu, Southeast University, Nanjing, China

Break (10:40-10:50 AM)

F3 - Plenary Session II (10:50 AM-12:20 PM)
Chair: Jiong Ma, Lucent Technologies

  1. "Next Generation Wireless Systems and Smart Antennas"
    Jack Winters, Jack Winters Communications
  2. "Maximizing Spectrum Efficiency for Profitable Mobile Data Services"
    Rajiv Laroia, Flarion Technologies
  3. "Telecommunications Industry and Governmental R&D Funding Policies in Taiwan"
    Wen-Tsuen Chen, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

F4 - Luncheon (12:30-2:00 PM)
Keynote Speech:

"Broadband: Past, Present and Future"
Adam Drobot, Telcordia Technologies

Parallel Technical Sessions (2:00-3:40 PM)

F5 - Panel Discussion I: High Speed Packet Data for Future Wireless Systems (2:00-3:40 PM)
Session Chair: Jung-Tao Liu, Lucent Technologies

  1. Sandip Murkerjee, Lucent Technologies
  2. Kumar Ramaswamy, Thomson Multimedia
  3. Ariela Zeira, InterDitigal Communications
  4. T.J. Shan, Magnolia Broadband Inc.
  5. Thomas Derryberry, Nokia Communications
  6. Shu-Chin-Su, Chen, BENQ Mobile Systems Inc.

F6 - Technical Session I: Broadband Access (2:00-3:40 PM)
Session Chair: Frank Effenberger, Quantum Bridge

  1. "Applications of CWDM in Business Access"
    N.J. Frigo K.C. Reichmann, and P.P. Iannone, AT&T Labs
  2. "Agile WDM (AWDM), providing an alternative to CWDM and DWDM for
    metro & access applications"
    Dror Nahumi, Axonlink
  3. "GPON The Next Big Thing in Optical Access Networks -
    A Comparison Between EPON, APON and the Emerging GPON Technology"
    Eyal Shraga, FlexLight-Networks
  4. "Analog Video over Passive Optical Networks"
    Frank Effenberger, Quantum Bridge
  5. "Narrow Bandwidth Photoreceivers for K-, Ka-, and Q- Band LMDS Systems"
    Donald A. Becker, Discovery Semiconductors

F7 Technical Session II: Emerging Multimedia Technologies (2:00-3:40 PM)
Session Chair: Heather Yu, Panasonic Research

  1. "Mobile Multimedia Applications over WLAN"
    James Zhibin Lei, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI)
  2. "Robust Streaming Video: A Joint Source and Channel Coding Approach"
    Chang Wen Chen, University of Missouri-Columbia
  3. "Emerging Multimedia Security Technology for Digital Rights Management"
    Ching-Yung Lin, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
  4. "Face Recognition: Promise and Challenge"
    Wenyi Zhao, Sarnoff Corporation
  5. "Space-Time Coding and Signal Processing for Wireless Communications"
    Xiaodong Wang, Columbia University

Break (3:40-4:10 PM)

Parallel Technical Sessions (4:10-5:50 PM)

F8 Technical Session III: Wireless Networks and Systems (4:10-5:50 PM)
Session Chair: Daniel Wong, Telcordia Technologies

  1. "802.11 as a Wide-Area Public Access Network"
    Bill Wong, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute
  2. "Flash-OFMDM: A New Air Interface for Mobile Broadband Wireless Access"
    Junyi Li, Flarion Technologies
  3. "The Road to HD Radio"
    Kun Wang, Ibiquity Digital
  4. "Wireless All-IP Core Network"
    Joe Lin, Telcordia Technologies
  5. "On the Performance of High Speed Downlink Packet Data Systems with Scheduling, Hybrid ARQ and VoIP"
    Haitao Zheng, Lucent Technologies

F9 Technical Session IV: Intelligent Optical Networks (4:10-5:50 PM)
Session Chair: Liang Cheng, Lehigh University

  1. "Extending SANs over SONET a DWDM optical Networks via GFP"
    Enrique Hernandez-Valencia, Lucent Technologies
  2. "Provisioning and Restoration in Automatic Switched Optical Networks"
    Hang Liu, Tellium Inc.
  3. "Evolution of Optical Networking in Metropolitan Areas"
    Haim Kobrinski, Telcordia Technologies
  4. "Multicast Traffic Grooming in WDM Optical Mesh Networks"
    Bin Wang, Wright State University
  5. "All-optical Functions in Optical Networks"
    Peter A. Andrekson, Lehigh University

F10 Technical Session V: Mobile Information Networking (4:10-5:50 PM)
Session Chair: Wai Chen, Telcordia Technologies

  1. "Video Transport over Ad Hoc Networks: Multistream Coding with Multipath Transport"
    Yao Wang, Polytechnic University
  2. "WiFi - What's Next?"
    Paul Henry, AT&T Labs
  3. "TCP Session Continuity in Wireless Heterogeneous Environment"
    Yibei Ling, Telcordia Technologies
  4. "Context-Aware Unified Communication"
    Hui Lei, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

F11 - Conference Reception (6:00-8:00 PM)

DAY 2 (April 26, 2003, Saturday)

S1 - Opening Remarks (9:00-9:10 AM)
Conference Chair: David Chang, Polytechnic University

S2 - Plenary Session III (9:10-10:40 AM)
Chair: Kevin W. Lu, Telcordia Technologies

  1. "Deploying Broadband Mobile Internet in Taiwan"
    Bao-Shuh Paul Lin, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan
  2. "Optical Communication Research at NCTU"
    Yinchieh Lai, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
  3. "The Lehigh/Penn State Center for Optical Technology"
    James C. M. Hwang, Lehigh University

Break (10:40 AM-10:50 AM)

S3 - Plenary Session IV (10:50 AM-12:20 PM)
Chair: Liji Wu, Brooklyn Polytechnic University

  1. "Broadband Entertainment and Emerging Technologies"
    Naohisa Ohta, Sony Corporation, Japan
  2. "Mobile Ad Hoc Network: An Overview"
    Mengchu Zhou, NJIT
  3. "Shared Wireless Antenna Solutions and Technologies"
    Kang Yueh, Crown Castle International

S4 - Luncheon (12:30-2:00 PM)
Keynote Speech:

"The Global Competitiveness of Taiwan's Industrial Technology"
Rong-I Wu, Taiwan Institute of Economic Research

Parallel Sessions (2:00-3:40 PM)

S5 - Panel Discussion III: Security in Wireless Systems and Networks (2:00-3:40 PM)
Session Chair: Mengchu Zhou, NJIT

  1. Semyon Borisovich Mizikovsky, Lucent Technologies
  2. Robert C. Qiu, Founder, Wiscom Technologies
  3. Ningning Wu, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  4. Nirwan Ansari, Professor, NJIT
  5. William Yeh, Founder, Computer Square

S6 - Panel Discussion IV: Optical (2:00-3:40 PM)
Session Chair: Ben Fan, AT&T
Break Through the Bandwidth Bottleneck - Metro Networking and Broadband Access

  1. Martin Zirngibl, Lucent Technologies
  2. Peter Busschbach, Lucent Technologies
  3. Peter Peng, Lucent Technologies
  4. Frank Effenberger, Quantum Bridge
  5. Sando Anoff, OpNext Inc.
  6. David Yang, AT&T

S7 Technical Session VI: Sensor Networking (2:00-3:40 PM)
Session Chair: Li-Shiuan Peh, Princeton University

  1. "Energy Issues in Secure and Reliable Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networking"
    Rajarathnam Chandramouli, Stevens Institute of Technology
  2. "ZebraNet: Power-Aware Peer-to-Peer Networking for Wildlife Tracking"
    Margaret Martonosi, Princeton University
  3. "Scalable Self-Organizing Ad-Hoc Sensor Networks"
    Dipankar Raychaudhuri, Rutgers University
  4. "Computing Everywhere: Harnessing the Internet For Mobile Networked Appliances"
    Simon Tsang, Telcordia Technologies

Break (3:40-4:10 PM)

Parallel Sessions (4:10-5:50 PM)

S8 Technical Session VII: MIMO Technologies and Resource Management (4:10-5:50 PM)
Session Chair: Vince Lau, Lucent Technologies

  1. "Trial-based study of next generation wireless LAN (NGWLAN) technology in Singapore"
    Choi-Look Law, Nanyang Technological University and Lehigh University
  2. "Multiuser Detection in Random Access CDMA Networks"
    T. J. Lin, University of Toronto
  3. "Wireless Medium Access Control Protocols"
    Yuguang Michael Fang, University of Florida
  4. "Wireless QoS"
    Wei Luo, Broadcom Corporation

S9 - Technical Session VIII: Enabling technology (4:10-5:50 PM)
Session Chair: Chuan Pu, Tellium Inc.

  1. "High-Speed Semiconductor Quantum-Well and Quantum-Dot Lasers"
    Shun-Lien Chuang, Professor, University of Illinois
  2. "Fast-Switching Tunable Laser Transmitters for Packet Routing"
    Jesse Simsarian, Lucent Technologies
  3. "Polarization mode dispersion compensation at 40 G"
    Lothar Moeller, Lucent Technologies
  4. "Optical Passive Components, Modules and Subsystems"
    W. Michael Xin, Oplink Communications
  5. "Impact of fiber parameters on WDM transmissions"
    Lufeng Leng, OFS labs

S10 - Technical Session IX: Enterprise Multimedia Infrastructure & Apps (4:10-5:50 PM)
Session Chair: Zon-Yin Shae, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

  1. "Information Marketplace - A Loosely Coupled Digital Library for Content and Knowledge"
    Yuan-Chi Chang, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
  2. "MPEG-4 Systems: Content Beyond Basic Audio/Video"
    Steve Wood, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
  3. "Application-to-Application Virtual Private Networks"
    Andrei Ghetie, Telcordia Technologies
  4. "Blue Gene and Applications: An Out-of-the-Box Thinking"
    Lurng-Kuo Liu, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center