Institute for Telecommunications Research

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The Institute for Telecommunications Research (ITR) is an internationally recognised research organisation, specialising in research, education, and technology development for wireless communications with fixed, mobile, satellite and terrestrial applications. ITR conducts its research in areas including satellite communications, high speed data communications and flexible radios.

Discover how our researchers at the Institute for Telecommunications Research are solving some of the most exciting and challenging issues facing modern communications.

We are one of the largest university-based telecommunications research centres in Australia and specialise in providing high quality, industry-relevant post-graduate education and technology development for wireless communications.

Often working in partnership with industry, and taking a multidisciplinary approach, our researchers are making an impact and delivering benefits to society in the key areas of:

Project highlights include new space-based techniques for next-generation satellite communications and new coding methods for mobile wireless systems to improve bandwidth and power efficiency.

Our research is enabled by cutting-edge laboratory facilities incorporating significant computing power for simulation work, as well as development tools and test equipment.

Graduates of the Institute for Telecommunications Research have launched successful careers across the globe in industry and academia, and have won several prestigious awards including Young Tall Poppy, Young Entrepreneur of the Year, and Engineer of the Year.

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Projects include Advanced Signal Processing Techniques for High Rate Satellite Demodulators, High Performance Algorithms For Next Generation Quantum Key Distribution, and more.

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