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.


  • Ph.D. 1985
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Maryland, College Park
  • Master's 1983
    Applied Mathematics
    University of Maryland, College Park
  • Bachelor's 1980
    University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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 News

Faculty-2-Faculty Mentor Awards

Posted on August 23, 2016 | Filed Under: Faculty

Thirty-one College faculty members were recognized for their outstanding mentorship at the spring faculty meeting. To honor their accomplishments, each individual became recipients of the inaugural Faculty-2-Faculty Mentor Recognition. Of t …

ECE Student Recognized by Graduate School for Research on Wireless Communication

Posted on August 12, 2015 | Filed Under: News

Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering Lopamudra Kundu was recognized by the Graduate School for her research into a possible solution of how to squeeze more data from bandwidth in mobile devices.

Researchers Work to Squeeze More Data from Bandwidth in Mobile Devices

Posted on October 7, 2013 | Filed Under: News

A team of researchers is working on technology that would allow mobile devices to send and receive more data using the same limited amount of bandwidth.


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