NYU Wireless' Rappaport talks millimeter-wave wireless, vendor partners

Theodore (Ted) Rappaport's pioneering research into radio-wave propagation has influenced standards bodies and led to new approaches to network development for more than two decades. He now heads up NYU Wireless, which on Jan. 1 became part of the newly formed NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, where he is the David Lee/Ernst Weber professor of electrical and computer engineering. In an interview with FierceWirelessTech Editor Tammy Parker, Rappaport discussed NYU Wireless and his research involving millimeter-wave spectrum, as well as partnering with leading industry vendors and his vision for "5G" wireless technology. Hot Seat