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Chaitali Sengupta has 14 years of experience in the field of communications architecture. She has been named in MIT Technology Review Magazine's "Top 100 innovators under 35" list (TR100) in 2004 and Rice University Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni in 2007. Previously, she was a Distinguished Member, Technical Staff in the Cellular Systems CTO Office in Texas Instruments, Dallas.

At Texas Instruments she led systems definition and roadmap for 3G (WCDMA/GSM/EGPRS) cellular chipsets. She has driven key system decisions including partition of implementation between hardware and software, system design of hardware co-processors, and physical layer software architecture. She also has been responsible for system engineering of Texas Instrument's UMTS base station solutions.

Dr. Sengupta completed her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 1999, from Rice University, Houston, TX. She is the author of three book chapters, including "DSP in mobile communications" published by John Wiley and Sons, over fifteen research papers in various prestigious journals such as IEEE Transactions Communications, and two patents in the area of communications architectures. 
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