The mission of the Center for Advanced Communications (CAC), founded
in 1990, is to advance the knowledge in the areas of Wireless Communications,
Satellite Navigations, Acoustic and Ultrasound Sensing, and Radar Systems,
and to facilitate the transformation of this knowledge into innovations
that will create new wealth & strengthen the regional economy. This is accomplished
by planning and implementing effective models that create a community utilizing
research, technology, education. The benefits to our sponsors include a
regional and stable base of technology expertise, access to state-of-the-art
labs, economic growth and job creation, cost-effective R & D, a strategic
relationship in Information and Communication Technologies, and a pool of
highly qualified students.
The Center's Functions
The Center for Advanced Communications performs a number of functions, both within the industrial and scholastic community. These include:
- Performing research and development in the areas of information technologies, and sensor technologies based on corporate and government needs.
- Providing education and training based on the intersection between the R & D application area and the academic discipline involved.
- Pursuing knowledge transfer and transitioning into systems and the factors that may enable or inhibit the pertinent technologies. Thus, the Center has and will continue to support single- and multi-disciplinary projects.
- Convening conferences and workshops to strengthen the information and communication infrastructure in the Delaware Valley. The purpose of these activities is to accelerate the realization of the Center/Corporation vision in the form of knowledge and products.