NSF Announced a $22.5M Platforms for Advanced Wireless (PAWR) Grant awarded to the COSMOS project led by Rutgers, Columbia, and NYU in partnership with New York City, Silicon Harlem, City College of New York, and University of Arizona. The goal of the COSMOS project is to deploy an advanced wireless research testbed in West Harlem with a technology focus on ultra-high bandwidth and low latency wireless communication tightly coupled with edge computing.
The team is led by Prof. Dipankar Raychaudhuri and Ivan Seskar at Rutgers, Prof. Gil Zussman at Columbia, and Prof. Sundeep Rangan, at NYU. The Columbia team will build on ongoing research in mmWave, cross-layering and optical systems for wireless networks, and dynamic spectrum access. The team will leverage Columbia buildings and vehicles for the testbed deployment, which will also serve as a platform for community outreach. In addition to Zussman, the Columbia team includes professors Zoran Kostic, Harish Krishnaswamy, and Henning Schulzrinne, Columbia CTO Alan Crosswell; and Sharon Sputz, the Data Science Institute’s Director of Strategic Programs.
D. Raychaudhuri, I. Seskar, G. Zussman, T. Korakis, D. Kilper, T. Chen, J. Kolodziejski, M. Sherman, Z. Kostic, X. Gu, H. Krishnaswamy, S. Maheshwari, P. Skrimponis, and C. Gutterman, “Challenge: COSMOS: A city-scale programmable testbed for experimentation with advanced wireless,” in Proc. ACM MOBICOM’20 (to appear), 2020.
P. Skrimponis, N. Makris, K. Cheng, J. Ostrometzky, Z. Kostic, G. Zussman, T. Korakis, and S. Borges Rajguru, “Evaluation: A teacher professional development program using wireless communications and NGSS to enhance STEM teaching & learning,” in Proc. ASEE Annual Conference (to appear), 2020.
A. Minakhmetov, C. Gutterman, T. Chen, J. Yu, C. Ware, L. Iannone, D. Kilper, and G. Zussman, “Experiments on cloud-RAN wireless handover using optical switching in a dense urban testbed,” in Proc. OSA OFC’20, Th2A.25, 2020.
J. Yu, C. Gutterman, A. Minakhmetov, M. Sherman, T. Chen, S. Zhu, G. Zussman, I. Seskar, and D. Kilper, “Dual use SDN controller for management and experimentation in a field deployed testbed,” in Proc. OSA OFC’20, T3J.3, 2020.
S. Yang, E. Bailey, Z. Yang, J. Ostrometzky, G. Zussman, I. Seskar, and Z. Kostic, “COSMOS smart intersection: Edge compute and communications for bird’s eye object tracking,” in Proc. 4th International Workshop on Smart Edge Computing and Networking (SmartEdge’20), 2020.
T. Chen, M. Kohli, T. Dai, A. D. Estigarribia, D. Chizhik, J. Du, R. Feick, R. Valenzuela, and G. Zussman, “28GHz channel measurements in the COSMOS testbed deployment area,” in Proc. ACM MobiCom’19 Workshop on Millimeter-Wave Networks and Sensing Systems (mmNets), 2019.
C. Gutterman, A. Minakhmetov, J. Yu, M. Sherman, T. Chen, S. Zhu, I. Seskar, D. Raychaudhuri, D. Kilper, and G. Zussman, “Programmable optical x-haul network in the COSMOS testbed,” in Proc. IEEE ICNP’19 Workshop Midscale Education and Research Infrastructure and Tools (MERIT), 2019.
T. Chen, J. Welles, M. Kohli, M. Baraani Dastjerdi, J. Kolodziejski, M. Sherman, I. Seskar, H. Krishnaswamy, and G. Zussman, “Experimentation with full-duplex wireless in the COSMOS testbed,” in Proc. IEEE ICNP’19 Workshop Midscale Education and Research Infrastructure and Tools (MERIT), 2019.