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ECE Distinguished Lecturer Series

Robert W. Heath Jr.

University of Texas, Austin

March, 9, 2017

Millimeter wave for vehicular communication

Bio:Robert W. Heath Jr. received the Ph.D. in EE from Stanford University. He is a Cullen Trust for Higher Education Endowed Professor in the ECE Department at The University of Texas at Austin and a Member of the Wireless Networking and Communications Group. He is also the President and CEO of MIMO Wireless, Inc., and Chief Innovation Officer at Kuma Signals, LLC. Prof. Heath has received several best paper awards including the 2012 Signal Processing Magazine Best Paper award, the 2014 Journal of Communications and Networks best paper award, the 2016 IEEE Communications Society Fred W. Ellersick Prize, and the IEEE Communications Society and Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award. He is a co-author of Millimeter Wave Wireless Communications (Prentice Hall, 2014) and sole author of Digital Wireless Communication: Physical Layer Exploration Lab Using the NI USRP (National Technology and Science Press, 2012). He is a licensed Amateur Radio Operator, a registered Professional Engineer, and a Fellow of the IEEE.