Spanish Ph.D. Student Conducts Research at ITTC

Lawrence,KS (03-03-2004)

From ITTC News
By Michelle Ward

Veronica Parrondo Garcia is a visiting Ph.D. student from the University of Cantabria in Spain. She is conducting research at the Center this spring on fourth-generation wireless systems, under the direction of Professor Sam Shanmugan.

The difficulties posed by the wireless medium and the increasing demand for better and cheaper services create the continual need for research. Parrondo is conducting simulations on different transmission methods for fourth-generation networks.

Parrondo needs only to complete her research project to graduate. Her advisor recommended the University of Kansas, which has a complementary program to Cantabria. Cantabria has a strong wireless communication program, especially with hardware development, while KU does a lot at the system level.

Parrondo liked the idea of learning a new culture and improving her English. She is the latest telecommunication-engineering student to conduct research at ITTC. Beatriz Quijano came to ITTC in 2002 and Raquel Martinez and Alvaro Alvarez conducted research at the Center in the fall of 2001.

For more information, contact ITTC.

Current News | More News | ITTC Newsletter

Partner with ITTC

The Information and Telecommunication Technology Center at the University of Kansas has developed several assistance policies that enhance interactions between the Center and local, Kansas, or national companies. 

ITTC assistance includes initial free consulting (normally one to five hours). If additional support is needed, ITTC will offer one of the following approaches: 

Sponsored Research Agreement

Individuals and organizations can enter into agreements with KUCR/ITTC and provide funds for sponsored research to be performed at ITTC with the assistance of faculty, staff and students.

Licensing and Royalty/Equity Agreement

An ITTC goal is the development of investment-grade technologies for transfer to, and marketing by, local, Kansas, and national businesses. To enhance this process, the Center has developed flexible policies that allow for licensing, royalty, and equity arrangements to meet both the needs of ITTC and the company.

Commercialization Development

Companies with a technology need that can be satisfied with ITTC's resources can look to us for assistance. We can develop a relationship with interested partners that will provide for the development of a technology suited for commercialization.

ITTC Resource Access

ITTC resources, including computers and software systems, may be made available to Kansas companies in accordance with the Center's mission and applicable Regents and University policies.

ITTC Calendar
There are no upcoming events at this time.