Developing New Technology for Affordable Internet: Phased Array Antenna Fundamentals and WiFi Applications

Nuclear & Plasma Sciences and Social Implications of Technology (co-sponsored by BU IEEE-HKN)

Location:  Photonics Building, ECE Department, Boston University via zoom.

Registration link will be posted soon.  The zoom link will be emailed to registered participants.

Starry is developing and deploying new technology with the goal of connecting billions of people worldwide to affordable, high speed internet. Currently, Starry’s internet service is available in 5 different U.S. cities: Boston, LA, DC, Denver, and NYC. This mission is enabled by Starry’s advanced multipoint system, which will be reviewed in this talk at a high level. Following the system overview, there will be a general technical discussion of applicable topics including antenna characterization, phased arrays and applications in WiFi. The session will conclude with questions.

Speaker:  Ryan Lagoy

About the Speaker: Ryan Lagoy currently works at Starry, Inc. as the Senior Manager of Systems Engineering, developing and integrating new technology for internet applications. He previously worked at BAE Systems, in the Engineering Leadership Development Program. His interests and experience include systems engineering, RF/Microwave system design, electromagnetic theory and modeling, digital signal processing, and software development.