5G in Aviation: Technology Challenges and Solutions
Date: Wednesday July 11
Time: 11:00 – 1:00
Chair: Dr. Gerard Hayes, Wireless Research Center of North Carolina
Moderator: Jim Legvold, SmartSky Networks
|11:00||Presentation: Blane Rockafellow, SmartSky Networks|
|11:30||Presentation: Shruthi Soora, Wireless Research Center of North Carolina|
|11:50||Presentation: Vanessa Kuroda, Altiscope at A3 by Airbus|
|12:10||Presentation: Paul Johnston, Chief Engineer, Cirrus Aircraft|
Vanessa is currently working on identifying the communications challenges and requirements of integrating unmanned air systems (UAS) into the airspace as the Wireless & Communications Architect for Altiscope, a project within A³, the Silicon Valley innovation outpost of Airbus.
Previously Vanessa was the Communications Subsystem Lead in the Engineering Systems Division at NASA Ames Research Center for small spacecraft missions including BioSentinel, a deep space 6U nanosatellite and the Lunar Atmosphere Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) which successfully launched in 2013, among contributions to many other projects and collaborations. Before working full-time at Ames, she interned at JPL, Northrop Grumman, and Raytheon.