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Mobile Edge Computing Wants You
February 20, 2020
ECE Prof Xiang Sun will be teaching a Mobile Edge Computing class this spring that promises to open fresh business oppportunities for those who work on mobile networks. And there's still time to register!
The class, Mobile Edge Computing, will be taught in room 118 of the ECE building from 10-11:15 am on Monday and Wednesday.
Mobile Edge Computing and Networking, a brand new technology, is the key component for the future of the mobile network. Various IT companies, such as Nokia, Facebook, Qualcomm, Google, and Microsoft, have established research team to work on designing, optimizing, and utilizing the Mobile Edge Computing platform to facilitate various applications.
"By taking this course, the student would grasp the knowledge of the basic architecture of 4G LTE mobile network, key technologies in 5G network, integration cloud-computing facilities into mobile networks, and resource management in the Mobile Edge Computing system," said Dr Sun in a recent e-mail exchange.
Dr. Sun received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in 2018, and his M.E. and B.E. degrees both from Hebei University of Engineering (China) in 2011 and 2008, respectively.
His research interests include mobile edge computing, cloud computing, Internet of Things, wireless networks, big-data-driven networking, and green communications and computing.
"One of my current resource areas is mobile edge computing and networking," said Dr. Sun. I have been conducting research on the topic of the resource management in mobile edge computing and mobile networks since 2015. I have many related publications in prestigious IEEE journals and conferences."
Further questions regarding this class can be sent directly to Dr Sun at his e-mail address: email@example.com
When asked "What Is Mobile Edge Computing," Dr Sun sent the following explanation, and the illustration that "shows the big picture of the mobile edge computing and networking platform.