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MESH Routing Empowered Scalable and Intelligent WLAN

The MESH WLAN has been well researched within the last decade. The real-world deployment of MESH WLAN projects has demonstrated that with the proactive routing methods (such as OLSR), it is feasible to mesh 1000+ nodes with shared gateways. In real-world deployment, to overcome the difficulties of manageability of wireless networks, a proactive monitoring approach and intelligent self-diagnosing, self-healing  mechanisms has recently been developed by Nebula Networks. Together with MESH routing, smart, scalable and reliable wireless network may be deployed and managed by IT clueless people.

Another challenge for MESH WLAN is client roaming. To enable the seamlessly quick hand-off between Mesh APs within and/or among networks becomes the necessary features for mobile applications such as VoWIFI and mobile video surveillance. In this talk, the roaming approach will be reviewed. As part of the talk, the live demo of Nebula’s proprietary intelligent mesh WLAN will be presented.



Biography: Dr. Xin Wu

  • Dr. Xin Wu is currently a director at WuXi Nebula Networks Co. Ltd. He is currently responsible for Nebula’s mesh WLAN and mesh wireless for smart building R&D and business development.
  • Dr. Xin Wu received his Ph.D degree from University of Maryland, College Park in 2003. He also received his executive business training certificate from HaaS business school in 2009, M.C.E from Johns Hopkins in 2001 and B.E. from Tsinghua University in 1996. Before joining Nebula Networks, he was with ANSYS Inc. the world’s largest CAE and RF EDA software company. Before joining Ansys Inc., he worked at Etenna Corporation as a staff member on developing electromagnetic bandgap (EBG) technology for high-speed system and metamaterial antennas for WLAN.
  • Dr. Wu is a Sr. IEEE member, member of IEEE CPMT society, EMC society and AP society, member of COMSoC . He is currently serving as a technical committee member of China’s national sensor networking standard. He is also a committee member of IBIS (I/O buffer information specifications), a committee member of IEEE EMC-S TC10 Signal Integrity and SETCOM(standard education and training committee). He has served as a reviewer for 5+ IEEE Journals such as IEEE Transaction on advanced packaging, IEEE Transaction on antennas and propagation, IEEE Microwave wireless and components letters, etc.. Dr. Xin Wu has published over 20 technical papers in the area of wireless communications, computational electromagnetics, signal integrity, electronic packaging, and electromagnetic compatibility/electromagnetic interference (EMC/EMI). He has also given technical workshops on wireless networking, interconnects modeling and simulations, computational EM applications in electronic packaging, software and modeling demonstration of EMC/EMI simulations in IEEE ECTC and IEEE EMC symposium.
  • His research interests include wireless communication, sensor networking, mesh routing, time-domain and frequency-domain computational electromagnetics, electromagnetic modeling, signal integrity, power integrity, and electromagnetic interference and compatibility.

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