May 2, 2014

KMB Supports New York State Wireless Association’s 5G Seminar

KMB Design Group, LLC was proud to support NYSWA and help facilitate this event to discuss the next generation of wireless technology – 5G.

Stephen John Banks serves on the New York State Wireless Association’s Board of Directors and is a Partner at KMB responsible for the executive management and leadership of KMB’s Telecom Division.

KMB Design Group, LLC. is a leading telecommunications engineering firm licensed in 49 states within the USA, Puerto Rico and Europe. In addition to KMB’s foundation in engineering we are a full Turnkey Wireless Telecommunications Provider.

Within our wireless telecommunications division we offer the following services:

  • Full Turnkey Deployment
  • A&E Services
  • Site Acquisition
  • Construction Services
  • DAS, Small Cell & In-Building Systems
  • Project Management
  • Construction Management
  • Fiber/Copper OSP Engineering
  • Tower/Foundation Reinforcement
  • Surveying, FAA Certificates
  • Tower Analysis/Inventory/Reinforcement
  • Audits
  • BP Coordination / Utility Coordination
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Noise Analysis / Report
  • Certified Special Inspections
  • Broadcast Engineering
  • Tower A&L work

This presentation was graciously provided by Theodore (Ted) S. Rappaport who is the David Lee/Ernst Weber Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and is a professor of computer science at New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. He is also a professor of radiology at the New York University School of Medicine.

Rappaport is the founder and director of NYU WIRELESS, one of the world’s first academic research centers to combine wireless engineering, computer science, and medicine.  Earlier in his career, he founded two of the world’s largest academic wireless research centers: the Wireless Networking and Communications Group (WNCG) at the University of Texas at Austin in 2002, and the Mobile and Portable Radio Research Group (MPRG), now known as Wireless@Virginia Tech, in 1990. He has founded two companies, both sold to publicly traded firms, that have pioneered some of the technologies now used in the wireless industry.

Rappaport is a pioneer in the fields of radio wave propagation for cellular and personal communications, wireless communication system simulation, analysis and  design, and broadband wireless communications circuits and systems at millimeter wave frequencies. His research has influenced many international wireless standard bodies over three decades, and he and his students have invented measurement equipment, simulation methodologies, and analytical approaches for the exploration and modeling of radio propagation channels and communication system design in a vast range of spectrum bands for emerging wireless systems. He also invented the technology of site-specific radio frequency (RF) channel modeling and design for wireless network deployment–a technology now used routinely throughout the wireless industry. More recently, his work has explored the millimeter wave (mmWave) bands for future broadband access.

Rappaport has served on the Technological Advisory Council of the Federal Communications Commission, assisted the governor and CIO of Virginia in formulating rural broadband initiatives for Internet access, and conducted research for NSF, Department of Defense, and dozens of global telecommunications companies throughout his career. He is one of the most highly cited authors in the wireless communications field. As a faculty member, Rappaport has advised approximately 100 students who continue to accomplish great things in the communications, electromagnetics, and circuit design fields throughout industry, academia, and government.