Experience

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (August 2000 to date)
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

  • Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, July 2015 to date.

  • Interim Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, August 2014 to June 2015.

  • Associate Chair and Undergraduate Coordinator of Electrical and Computer Engineering, July 2013 to August 2014.

  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, July 2012 to date.

  • Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, July 2006 to June 2012.

  • Graduate Program Director of Electrical and Computer Engineering, July 2006 to June 2013.

  • Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, August 2000 to June 2006.

  • Research on mobile and wireless networks, including energy management, protocol development, experimental research on wireless sensor networks; protocols for wireless mesh networks and mobile ad hoc networks; statistical signal processing.

  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses on signal and systems, communications, computer networks, wireless communications and networking, wireless sensor networks, and others.

  • Professional service activities including the General Chair of the 2012 ACM MobiHoc Symposium, editorial board member of IJAHUC, membership in Technical Program Committees of conferences and symposia, journal/conference paper reviews, NSF panelist, dissertation review, and others.

Division of Computer Science (May 1998 – July 2000)
University of Texas at San Antonio

  • Visiting Researcher supported by funding from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, ‚ÄúTelecommunication Networks for Mobile and Distributed Communications/Computing‚ÄĚ, Sumit Roy (PI), R. Hiromoto, Samir Das, Raj Boppana, GVS Raju, and Weiming Li.

  • Research and graduate student supervision on mobile ad hoc networks

  • Teaching: undergraduate communication systems course.

Department of Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering (Nov 1993 – May 1998)
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

  • Assistant Professor (1996 – 1998)

  • Visiting Lecturer ( 1993 – 1995)

  • Research on mobile communication systems, source and channel coding for digital communication, wavelength-division multiplexed optical networks, telecommunication network planning, and others.

  • Teaching: graduate courses on mobile communications and information theory, and undergraduate courses and laboratories on electronics, digital signal processing, optical communications, analog and digital communications.

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (August 1987 – July 1993)
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

  • Graduate Teaching and Graduate Research Assistant (August 1997 – December 1992):

  • Research:

    • Signal detection using distributed sensors

    • Multistage and sequential detector design

    • Nonparametric detection

    • Software development for symbolic integration to obtain order statistics

  • Teaching Associate: Taught 'Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering’, offered to non-ECE seniors in engineering (spring 1993)