Telecommunica 2011 to Feature Broadband Satellite
The Master’s in Telecommunications Program at the Clark School will hold its fourth annual Telecommunica Symposium Thursday, April 21, from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center.
The morning will begin with an alumni panel, followed by a luncheon and awards ceremony to recognize outstanding student service and instructor teaching in the telecom program. Academic scholarship winners also will be recognized.
The luncheon will conclude with a keynote address, "Broadband Satellite," by Paul Gaske, executive vice president and general manager of the North American division at Hughes Network Systems. Gaske joined Hughes in 1977 as a digital design engineer, and has held a variety of engineering, marketing, and business management positions throughout his career. He has worked extensively on digital communication networks, serving enterprises and consumers throughout the world. Gaske holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the Clark School and a master's degree in computer science from Johns Hopkins University. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and is a published author on satellite networking technologies and markets. He is also the holder of numerous patents in satellite communications and broadband networking. Gaske is also a member of the Clark School Board of Visitors and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Advisory Board.
The Telecommunica agenda is as follows:
• Alumni Panel – 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Alumni panelists attending include:
Sachin Rajgire – Senior Partner
Rasika Janartha – Senior Technical Consultant
Akash Gupta – Senior Product Manager
Kaushal Bheda – Senior Program & Operations Manager
Companies attending include:
Hughes Network Systems
For more information about the Master's in Telecommunications Program, visit www.telecom.umd.edu.
April 20, 2011