Brian Hughes

Brian Hughes

Research Interests: Digital communication, information theory and coding, and statistical signal processing with applications to wireless data networks. Current projects focus on four topics: (a) channel modeling and signal detection in the presence of multiuser interference; (b) power-efficient routing in wireless networks; (c) interference rejection in spread-spectrum communication systems; and (d) space-time processing in wireless communications.


1980 BS in Mathematics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1983 MS in Applied Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park
1985 PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park

Highlighted Awards

Awards & Honors

  • 2006-2007 - NC State Outstanding Teacher Award
  • 2006 - Member, NC SU Academy of Outstanding Teachers
  • 2004 - Highly Cited Article, Essential Science Indicators, (Number of Citations in Top 1% of Technical Field)
  • 1994 - Best Paper Award, Signal and Image Processing Session, 19th Army Science Conference, Orlando, FL
  • 1987 - National Science Foundation Research Initiation Award
  • 1983-1985 - Naval Research Laboratory Fellowship Award
  • 1983 - NASA Special Achievement Award for Contributions to US Space Shuttle Program
  • 1980-1985 - Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society Member
  • 1980-1985 - Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Member
  • 1980-1985 - Tau Beta Pi Honor Society Member

Recent Publications

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