Current Projects

A Holistic Cybersecurity Testing Framework for 5G Radio Access Networks

This project proposes to develop a novel and comprehensive cybersecurity testing framework and demonstrate its effectiveness using 5G O-RAN Proof-of-Concept (PoC) testbeds.


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AI-enabled Efficient Testing Methods for 5G O-RAN RU, DU, and CU Components of Radio Access Networks

This project will formulate AI-assisted testing methods for 5G O-RAN components (i.e., RU, DU, and CU) and design an AI-based testing software framework to automate broader 5G Open RAN testing.


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5G-based Indoor Positioning System for Firefighters using UAVs (5G-IPS)

This project aims to build a fully functional, open-source, open-design 5G-based indoor positioning (5G-IPS) system that can locate firefighters in GPS-limited indoor settings (with sufficient precision, accuracy, and timeliness). 

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CCRI: Open AI Cellular (OAIC): Prototyping Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Control and Testing Systems for Cellular Communications Research

OAIC provides a fully open-source infrastructure platform that provides software architecture, library and toolset that encompass both the AI controllers (OAIC-C) as well as an AI testing framework (OAIC-T) for enabling 6G Radio Access Networks.

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SWIFT: Context-aware Spectrum Coexistence dEsign aNd implemenTation in satellite bands (ASCENT)

This project proposes to create a holistic, multi-disciplinary, context-aware spectrum sharing approach to address the spectrum coexistence of broadband wireless systems in satellite bands.

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CCRI: Distributed Space and Terrestrial Networking Infrastructure for Multi-Constellation Coexistence

This project aims to build SpaceNet platform - the first-of-its-kind hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) space network testbed that will emulate a fast-changing multi-constellation space communication network. The SpaceNet platform will be fully open-source and available to the larger wireless and space community for research, development, and experimentation purposes.

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SaTC: Securing Next G Millimeter-Wave Communication in Programmable RF Environments with Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface (SECURIS)

This project aims to address security vulnerabilities of next-generation mmWave communication networks due to the introduction of passive RIS. 

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Fingerprinting Technology for Enhancing 5G/NextG O-RAN Supply Chain Risk Management

This project proposes harnessing fingerprinting techniques, such as, distinctive power signatures and EM emanations, to fortify the supply chain risk management of 5G/NextG O-RAN networks.

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