NYIT College of Engineering and Computing Sciences Dean Babak Beheshti


News Byte: Babak Beheshti Discusses What’s Ahead for 5G on PBS

November 20, 2019

The PBS program SciTech Now, a weekly broadcast focused on the latest breakthroughs in science, technology and innovation, featured Babak D. Beheshti, Ph.D., dean of NYIT College of Engineering and Computing Sciences and a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), in a segment on the future of 5G. He shares his expertise to provide a glimpse into the opportunities that the 5G ecosystem will enable, from how people function in the workplace to how they are entertained, and even how they will be impacted by the growth of self-driving cars. When will these capabilities be available? Likely mid-2023, he notes, as a ramp-up will follow the current trial phase and compliant equipment needs to be manufactured and certified, among other factors.

Watch the full conversation.