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Theodore Rappaport Theodore Rappaport
Founding Director

Research Interests: Developing new methods for analyzing and implementing wireless broadband and portable internet access. My students and I have pursued the potential of mmWave wireless communications as a way to meet the growing global demand for bandwidth.


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Sundeep Rangan Sundeep Rangan
Director

Research Interests: Femtocells And Heterogeneous Wireless Networks, Graphical Models, Approximate Message Passing And Linear Mixing


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Dennis Shasha Dennis Shasha
Computer Science Professor

Research Interests: Biological computing, pattern recognition and querying in trees and graphs, pattern discovery in time series, cryptographic file systems, database tuning, and wireless.


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Daniel K Sodickson Daniel K Sodickson
Vice Chairman of Research

Research Interests: Development of new techniques for biomedical imaging. One particular area of interest is parallel MRI


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Davood Shahrjerdi Davood Shahrjerdi
Assistant Professor

Research Interests: The study of new electronic materials, device structures and circuits- often at extreme nanoscale limits.


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Ricardo Otazo Ricardo Otazo
Assistant Professor, Radiology Dept

Research Interests: Accelerated magnetic resonance imaging, compressed sensing, parallel imaging, image reconstruction algorithms, cardiac imaging


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Yong Liu Yong Liu
Associate Professor

Research Interests: Design, Analysis and Simulation of Communication, NetworksModeling, Control and Optimization of Complex Systems


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Yao Wang Yao Wang
Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Image and Video Processing, Video Compression and Transport, Medical Imaging


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Shivendra Panwar Shivendra Panwar
Professor & Department Chair

Research Interests: Wireless networks,Video over wireless,Switching


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Riccardo Lattanzi Riccardo Lattanzi
Assistant Professor, Radiology

Research Interests: Developing new techniques and technologies for high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and, for early diagnosis of cartilage degeneration in the hip joint.


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Ryan Brown Ryan Brown
Assistant Professor, Radiology

Research Interests: RF coil design for high field MRI


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Ramesh Karri Ramesh Karri
Professor, EE & Comp Engineering

Research Interests: Trustworthy Hardware, Nanoscale Architectures, Nano-enabled Security and Assurance, Computer Aided Design of Fault-Tolerant VLSI systems


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Michael Knox Michael Knox
Industry Professor

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Software Radio, RF and Microwave Components, Antenna Design, Analog Circuit Design


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Lakshminarayan Subramanian Lakshminarayan Subramanian
Associate Professor, Courant

Research Interests: Wireless and Mobile SystemsConnectivity and Web access, Crowdsourcing, Mobile security, Big DataInference, Networks and Markets, Data privacy


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Justin Cappos Justin Cappos
Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Improving real world systems, often by addressing issues that arise in practical deployments.


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Jinyang Li Jinyang Li
Associate Professor

Research Interests: Distributed systems and computer networks. Specifically, building storage and communication infrastructures that are fast, reliable and easy to use.


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I-Tai Lu I-Tai Lu
Professor

Research Interests: Wireless communications, Underwater acoustics communications, Electromagnetic wave, and Signal processing.


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Henry Bertoni Henry Bertoni
Professor Emeritus

Research Interests: Electromagnetics and Acoustics


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Gbenga Ogedegbe Gbenga Ogedegbe
Director, Div. of Health & Behavior

Research Interests: Dissemination and Implementation of Evidence-based Behavioral Interventions in patients with chronic disease Health Disparities


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Elza Erkip Elza Erkip
Professor

Research Interests: Cooperative Communications, Energy Efficient Communications, Joint Source and Channel Coding for Wireless Networks, Interference in Wireless Networks.


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David Goodman David Goodman
Communications, NYU Tandon

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Daniel O'Neill Daniel O'Neill
Clinical Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Care, and Pain Medicine


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Christopher Collins Christopher Collins
Professor, Radiology Dept

Research Interests: Engineering and Safety of Electromagnetic Fields in Magnetic Resonance Imaging


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Antoinette Schoenthaler Antoinette Schoenthaler
Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Department of Population Health & Department of Medicine


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Marc J. Bloom Marc J. Bloom
Clinical Associate Professor

Research Interests: Neurophysiology, Anesthetic effects on EEG, Quantitative anesthesia control systems


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Marco Mezzavilla Marco Mezzavilla
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research Interests: Post-doc leading various mmWave-related research projects, mainly focusing on 5G PHY/MAC design and network performance evaluation.


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Bayan Nasri Bayan Nasri
Postdoctoral Associate

Research Interests: Analog/Mixed-signal Integrated Circuits, Front-end electronics, Analog-to- digital and digital-to- analog conversion, Bio/silicon interfaces and integrated sensors.


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Aditya Dhananjay Aditya Dhananjay
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research Interests: Prototyping next-genenration mmWave systems. I am also the co-founder and president of MilliLabs, a startup dealing with mmWave channel sounding and measurement.


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Shaloo Rakheja Shaloo Rakheja
Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Modeling and simulating electron transport in nanoscale transistors. She is also interested in novel, beyond-CMOS devices using alternate state variables


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Fatima Zarinni Fatima Zarinni
Research Scientist

Research Interests: Wireless Networking and Mobile Systems; improving performance of mobile web and video; energy-efficiency of mobile systems; next-generation high data rate WLANs and 5G networks, Internet-of-things; network measurement techniques and analysis.


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Students


Talal Ahmad Talal Ahmad
PhD, Computer Science

Research Interests: Networking Systems, Mobile Systems


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Nicolas Barati Nicolas Barati
PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Wirelss Networks, mmWave MAC


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Fanyi Duanmu Fanyi Duanmu
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: My current research focuses on video compression and delivery, screen content coding, 360 degree video processing and streaming and computer vision.


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Sourjya Dutta Sourjya Dutta
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Simulation and Modelling, MAC Layer Design


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Parisa Amiri Eliasi Parisa Amiri Eliasi
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Convex Optimization, Wireless Communication, Compressed Sensing, Signal and Image Processing, and Machine Learning.


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Sayed m. Farza Sayed m. Farza
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Graphene, Nano-electronics, Wireless NoCs, Nano-antennas


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Fraida Fund Fraida Fund
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless network economics


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Mayank Gupta Mayank Gupta
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Designing the CMOS based Biosensor ASICs and Electronic Platforms for Verification of ASICs.


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Parisa Hassanzadeh Parisa Hassanzadeh
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communications and Information Theory with emphasis on caching for wireless video delivery, and low-resolution ADC architectures for millimeter wave communication systems


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S. Amir Hosseini S. Amir Hosseini
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless communication and networking, video delivery in wireless networks, MAC layer design of millimeter wave cellular networks.


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Qasim Idrees Qasim Idrees
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Information Theory, Internet of Things, Wireless Hospitals


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Ish Kumar Jain Ish Kumar Jain
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Network Design and Optimization, Scheduling, Distributed Systems, Cognitive Radio Networks.


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Mustafa Anil Kocak Mustafa Anil Kocak
Research Assitant

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Information theory, and Machine Learning


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Eymen Kurdoglu Eymen Kurdoglu
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Real-time Video Communications, Networks, Video Encoding, Forecasting


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Jonathan Lu Jonathan Lu
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Real-time performance simulation tools for various UHF SISO and MIMO outdoor wireless communication systems


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Tingting Lu Tingting Lu
PhD, Electrical Engineering

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George MacCartney, Jr. George MacCartney, Jr.
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Millimeter-wave channel sounder prototyping and development with a focus on 5G millimeter-wave channel modeling and coordinated multi-point


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Yuntian Mao Yuntian Mao
MS, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communication, Estimation & Detection, DSP and FPGA


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Shervin Minaee Shervin Minaee
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Signal and Image Processing, Machine Learning and Computer Vision, Video processing and Summarization


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Efe Onaran Efe Onaran
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: De-Anonymization of Social Networks with Community Structure


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Guanze Peng Guanze Peng
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Parameters estimation of wireless channel based on different methods, such as MUSIC, ESPRIT and etc.


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RAMKUMAR RANJITHKUMAR RAMKUMAR RANJITHKUMAR
PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: ASIC digital design engineer. Involved in designing digital blocks for biomedical ASIC and high speed ADC


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Anurag Shivam Prasad Anurag Shivam Prasad
PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Enhancing mm Wave Channel Simulator, mm Wave Propagation, Statistical Signal Processing, Channel Modelling


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Nikhil Rangarajan Nikhil Rangarajan
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Spintronics based Magnetic Memories


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Sunit P. Sebastian Sunit P. Sebastian
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Biomedical Circuits, High-Speed Low Power Analog-to-Digital Converters


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Shahram Shahsavari Shahram Shahsavari
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: millimeter wave cellular networks, Resource Sharing in mmWave, Full-duplex cellular networks, Wireless Hospitals, Opportunistic Resource Allocation and Scheduling


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Cole Smith Cole Smith
Millimeter Wave Communications

Research Interests: Improving the reliability of millimeter wave communications using base station relays. Development of base station placement methodologies and optimization of signal coverage


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Chris Slezak Chris Slezak
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: phased arrays, dynamic channel measurements, 5G prototyping at 60 GHz


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SUMANTH SRINIVASAN SUMANTH SRINIVASAN
MS Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Adaptive streaming and decoding of 360 degree video over a network.


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Shu Sun Shu Sun
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Cellular mobile communications


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Caglar Tunc Caglar Tunc
PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Information theory and networking, caching networks, wireless communications.


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Ruichen Wang Ruichen Wang
PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: mmWave, 5G


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Yunchou Xing Yunchou Xing
PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communication, Channel Sounding, RF channel measurements


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Menglei Zhang Menglei Zhang
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Channel Modeling, and Cellular System Design


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Former Students


Zhengrui Fu Zhengrui Fu
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communication


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Abhi Shah Abhi Shah
PhD, Wireless Communications

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Varun Chandrasekaran Varun Chandrasekaran
MS, Computer Science

Research Interests: Systems, specifically Security & Privacy, Software Defined Networking, & Distributed Computing


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Jeton Koka Jeton Koka
BS, Computer Science & Engineering

Research Interests: Millimeter-wave propagation, 5G, artificial intelligence, algorithms, programming languages, software engineering


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Sijia Deng Sijia Deng
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Channel Modeling


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Mathew Samimi Mathew Samimi
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless communications, RF channel measurements, mmWave ultrawideband channel modeling, data processing


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Rieko tsuji Rieko tsuji
Visiting PhD Student

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Electromagnetic Wave Simulation, Visualization of EM Wave, Diffuse Scattering


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Marco Giordani Marco Giordani
University of Padua Graduate Reasearcher

Research Interests: 5G Mm-wave Cellular Networks Initial-access Algorithms, Overcoming LTE Limitations, Detection of Radio-link Failures In MMw Systems


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Mattia Rebato Mattia Rebato
University of Padua Graduate Reasearcher

Research Interests: Spectrum Sharing, Transmission Protocol to Coordinate BSS and UES in a 5G System


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Hansong Yan Hansong Yan
Former Student

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Yunchow Xing Yunchow Xing
Former Student

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Dian Yu Dian Yu
Former Student

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Staff


Patricia Donohue Patricia Donohue
Administrative Director

Pat’s background also includes public relations and writing/editing.


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Adam Holsten Adam Holsten
Web Design & Development

I am a web designer and photographer with a background in producing websites with rich and vibrant content.


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Campbell Busfield Campbell Busfield
Office Administrator

Campbell Busfield is a University of Houston graduate.


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