UW Bothell’s CSS Speaker Series Features Bahl on May 4

Thursday, April 29, 2010
CONTACT: Elizabeth Fischtziur - (425) 352-3636 –
BOTHELL, Wash. – The University of Washington Bothell’s Computing and Software Systems Speaker Series will feature its keynote speaker, Dr. Victor Bahl, on Tuesday, May 4, 5:45-7:00 p.m., on campus in the North Creek Events Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Bahl will present “Owning the Problem in Wireless Research - An Exploration of Some Case Studies.”  In this presentation Bahl will discuss the landmark ruling by the Federal Communications Commission to open unused television frequencies, called white spaces, for unlicensed use. He will delve into societal, policy, technical and business issues that make white-space networking the next frontier of wireless Internet connectivity.
Dr. Bahl is a Principal Researcher and founding Manager of the Networking Research Group in Microsoft Research Redmond, responsible for directing research activities that push the state-of-the-art in the networking of devices and systems. He has authored over 85 papers and 116 patent applications, and is both an ACM and IEEE Fellow.
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About the CSS Speaker Series: The CSS Speaker Series was founded in 2002 to promote continuing education for the community and alumni, as well as to connect industry representatives and students. The series sponsors guests from a vast range of areas, encompassing aspects of manipulating and creating digital technology, nanotechnology, software project management and computer graphics and animation. The Series is funded by both the Computer and Software Systems Program and the Campus Events Board.

About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell combines the benefits of a small campus with the resources and prestige of a world-renowned university. Offering over 30 degrees, options, certificates and concentrations, its curriculum emphasizes close student-faculty interaction, collaboration among students, and hands-on learning. UW Bothell celebrates its 20th year of operation during the 2009-10 academic year with the opening of student housing, an access ramp connecting the campus to SR522, and new degrees including a Master of Computing and Software Systems (MSCSS), and a Leadership Master of Business Administration (L-MBA) at an offsite location in Bellevue, WA.