Leading the world to 5G and beyond: A prototyping perspective

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Building 1, Level 3, Room 3119


The talk will introduce the 5G advanced standard vision for vertical industries and relate it to the latest prototyping effort released by the Qualcomm Research teams. The talk will cover the latest solutions prototyped for mmwave, XR, and NTN technologies showcasing some of the demonstrations exhibited at the Mobile World Congress in the past few years. 

Brief Biography

Dr Amira Alloum is a Senior Staff Engineer at Qualcomm, Leading  Qualcomm Wireless R&D Center in France. Amira’s work at Qualcomm is at the leading edge of 5G Advanced and 6G research, including the setup of the 5G/6G innovation platform project in Lannion France, as integrating the Qualcomm global R&D  engagements on XR, IOT, Automotive, Private Networks, and  NTN trials into the 6G European  Research.
Her professional tenure spans over 15 years in industrial R&D for International Telecom Industries (Infra and device Vendors, Operators, Chipset Vendors) and European Research Centers (CNES, Inria, Telecom Paris). Amira contributed as a Principal Engineer in applied error-correcting coding in wireless communication & standards, post-quantum security, and optics within Nokia Bell Labs, Alcatel Lucent, Huawei, and Orange. She contributed to the 3GPP RAN1 Release 15 effort for the selection and the design of error correcting codes of 5G NR, as earlier to the upper layer decoding design of DVB-SH standard and the specification of Alcatel Lucent LTE Modem. 
Amira holds a PhD majoring in Information Theory from Institut Mines Telecom/Telecom Paris. Her PhD and Post-Doctoral research were granted by Orange Labs, CNES and Bell Labs. She has contributed to research projects and publications in collaboration with Professors at global top ranked universities and research centers in Europe, North America, India, China and Middle East, and mentored post graduate students affiliated to these Institutions. 

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