Dimitris A. Pados, Professor

Dept. of Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Director of Signals, Communications, and Networking Research Group

Department of Electrical Engineering, 230 Davis Hall, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260-1920

pados at buffalo dot edu         Phone: (716) 645-1150        Fax: (716) 645-3656

Technical Areas of Specialization

Communication theory and systems; coding and sequences; adaptive signal processing. Applications to signal waveform design; multiplexing, multiple-access and interference channels; secure wireless communications; cognitive radios and networks; L1-subspace signal processing; compressed sensing; error correcting coding; data embedding and hiding; antenna arrays and array radar.

Employment History

Aug. 97 - present

Professor (2007-present); Associate Chair (2009-2010); Associate Professor (2002-2007); Assistant Professor (1997-2002), Department of Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY.
Courses developed and taught: EE 634 (graduate) Principles of Information Theory and Coding, EE 614 (graduate) Smart Antennas for Wireless Communications, EE 484 (senior) Communication Systems 2.
Other courses taught: EE 203 (sophomore) Circuit Analysis 2.

May 97 - July 97

Summer Research Faculty, Air Force Research Laboratory, Sensors Directorate.
Research on adaptive airborne array radar and space-time adaptive processing.

Aug. 94 - Aug. 97

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Center for Telecommunications Studies, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA.
Courses developed and taught: Signals and Systems (senior), Digital Logic Design (junior).
Other courses taught: Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes (graduate), Introduction to Computer Engineering (freshman).

Sept. 90 - Aug. 94

Research Assistant, Communications Systems Laboratory, Dept. of Electrical Eng., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.
Teaching Assistant (1992), Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Dept. of Computer Science, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Education

Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering, University of Virginia, August 1994.
Major area of concentration: Communications.
Minor areas of concentration: Mathematics (Field Theory, Topology, Real and Complex Analysis), Computer Science (Networks).
Dissertation: "On Neural Classification and Decentralized Hypothesis Testing."

Diploma

Computer Engineering and Science (five-year program), University of Patras, Patras, Greece, October 1989.