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DoD supports 6G research at Northeastern U.

September 29, 2022


The U.S. Department of Defense is supporting an industry/university/government collaboration at Northeastern University focused on fundamental research on future 6G systems and related technologies, including spectrum sharing, the use of artificial intelligence for interference mitigation and control, Open RAN, digital twins and more.

“DoD cannot afford to sit on the sidelines and rely purely on commercial industry to develop [Beyond 5G] capabilities; it must invest in open standards based system integration test labs aligned with DoD applications,” said Dr. Sumit Roy, who is program director for the Innovate Beyond 5G (IB5G) program within the 5G-to-xG initiative of the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Research and Engineering), or OUSD(R&E).

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