Young Professionals are an important segment of the global MTT-S community. They include both students and professionals undertaking some of the cutting edge research that will form the basis of tomorrow's microwave industry. MTT-S and IMS recognizes the importance of fostering the professional growth and development of its future and emerging leaders. Therefore, this year's young professional program features a special session as well as a complimentary reception.


Panel Session on Millimeter Waves - A Gateway to the Future
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 | Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salons 4 - 6 | 1530 - 1700 

This panel would feature six speakers and comprise of industry entrepreneurs, academics and researchers, and members of government agencies sharing their views and experience on cutting edge emerging technologies in key focus areas as follows: 

5G mmw Research
Sensors, among other topics

Objective of the session is to elaborate and highlight key areas in mm-Wave research for young professionals/grad students, with a focus on mmw research goals and objectives as defined by industry, academia and government agencies for the short and long term.


Dr. Madhu Gupta
Dr. Taylor Barton
Dr. Dominik Schmidt
Mr. Damon Holmes
Dr. Goutam Chattopadhyay
Dr. Joy Laskar (moderator) 

Meet the Panelists

Young Professionals Reception to follow at 1800 - 2000
Location: Jillian's San Francisco at Metreon, 175 Fourth St., San Francisco, CA 94103 

IEEE Young Professionals: IEEE Young Professionals is an international community of enthusiastic, dynamic, and innovative members and volunteers. IEEE is committed to helping young professionals evaluate their career goals, polish their professional image, and create the building blocks of a lifelong and diverse professional network. Click here to learn more about the IEEE Young Professionals.