Benny Bing

Last Updated on Dec 2012.

Benny Bing is a research faculty member with the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has published over 80 technical papers and 12 books, and holds several industry-sponsored patents. His publications have appeared in the IEEE Spectrum and he received 2 IEEE best paper awards. In early 2000, 18,000 copies of his book on wireless LANs were adopted by Cisco Systems to launch Cisco’s first wireless product, the Aironet Wi-Fi product. Other books were reviewed extensively by the IEEE Communications Magazine (twice), the IEEE Network, and the ACM Networker. He was an editor for the IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine (2003 to 2012), where he also headed the Industry Perspectives section. He has guest edited for the IEEE Communications Magazine (2 issues) and the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas on Communications. His IEEE online tutorials were sponsored 8 times by industry. He was invited by Qualcomm and the Comcast Media Center (now Comcast Innovation Lab) to conduct customized Wi-Fi and video courses. In October 2003, he was invited by the National Science Foundation to participate in a workshop on Residential Broadband. He led a team that received the 2010 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Technology Innovation Award. The award recognizes demonstrations of advanced R&D of new media technologies at the NAB Show, which attracted over 88,000 visitors in 2010. He also received the 2011 European Interactive TV grand challenge first prize and the Georgia Tech CETL teaching award. He has served as an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer (with 10 invited lectures worldwide), an expert witness on Wi-Fi and DOCSIS, and a regular consultant to industry.






* Broadband Wireless Multimedia Networks, John Wiley, 2012.

* 3D and HD Broadband Video Networking, Artech House, 2010.

* Emerging Technologies in Wireless LANs, Cambridge University Press, 2007. See IEEE Communications Magazine Review.

* Interviews with Atlanta Business Chronicle and IEEE Spectrum.

* Next Generation Broadband Networks short course in Madrid and

      Lisbon (March 2008).

* IEEE Distinguished Lecture on Next Generation Broadband Part 1, Part 2.

* WLAN, BWA, WiMax, New WLAN, New BWA, Broadband Video Networking, Multigigabit 802.11 IEEE tutorials sponsored by Analog Devices, Anritsu and Cisco, Rohde & Schwartz, Springer, Avago, Synopsys, Anritsu.

* Emerging Broadband Optical Communications tutorial (Jan 2012).


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Phone: 678.313.1631



Benny Bing is presented with the Technology Innovation award by NAB chairman and former U.S. senator Gordon Smith at 2010 NAB Show.