The recent dramatic events around the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Schiaparelli lander’s arrival on Mars in mid-October 2016 are a wonderful example of the cooperation of space flight and radio astronomy.
“As music and rhythm are the heartbeats of life, signal and information processing is the heartbeat of technology development for our daily life. Having both of them capture the hearts and souls of all the attendees is the goal of the 42th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2017) which will be held in Hilton Conference Centre, at the Jazz music capital (New Orleans, USA) on March 5-9, 2017. ICASSP is the world’s largest and most comprehensive technical conference focused on signal processing and its applications.
n October, we will have two interesting talks by Prof Karl Woodbridge of University College London (see more information here), organised by the SA Chapter of IEEE AESS. Prof Woodbridge has previously presented talks to the Radar Remote Sensing Group at UCT, and we are very pleased that he is visiting us again this year.
In the context of the European School of Antennas 2016, a course on “Short range radio propagation“ is scheduled for the end of September at the University of Bologna, Italy. The course will take place at the university campus located in Cesena, nearly 15 km from the Adriatic Sea. Further information can be found here.