Dr. Upamanyu Madhow
Upamanyu Madhow is Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research interests broadly span communications, signal processing and networking, with current emphasis on next generation communication, sensing and inference infrastructures centered around millimeter wave systems. Dr. Madhow is a recipient of the 1996 NSF CAREER award, and co-‐recipient of the 2012 IEEE Marconi prize paper award in wireless communications. He was co-‐founder of Bytemobile (acquired by Citrix), which developed technology for improved wireless network utilization, co-‐founder of Wirama (acquired by Checkpoint Systems), which developed technology for RFID localization, and co-‐founder and CEO of ShadowMaps (acquired by Uber), which developed technology for improving GPS location in urban settings. He is the author of two textbooks published by Cambridge University Press, Fundamentals of Digital Communication (2008) and Introduction to Communication Systems (2014).