Professor of electrical and computer engineering and division director of a center for national security technology where he leads research including in digital communications, electronic warfare, automotive cybersecurity, signals interception (SIGINT), and RF machine learning.  Also consults and has significant industry expertise in Internet of Things (IoT) devices, wireless protocols, satellite and GPS communications, as well as secure waveform design. 

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Tech
  • M.B.A., Carnegie Mellon University
  • M.S. in Operations Research, Georgia Tech
  • M.S. in Applied Mathematics, Georgia Tech
  • B.S. in Applied Mathematics, Georgia Tech
  • M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Tech
  • B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Tech

Career Highlights

  • National security technology center division director with principal investigator (PI) and co-PI leadership roles on a cumulative $150M+ of research grants
  • Developed and published enhancements to the automotive industry’s TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) wireless protocol focused on adding lightweight encryption to secure the TPMS messages as well as using time-synchronized emissions aligned with optimal wheel angle to enhance reception by the vehicle's TPMS receiver
  • While working in industry, led a corporation-wide advanced wireless technology center as well as an R&D program targeting spectrum dominance and networking in electronic warfare contexts
  • Served as a senior engineering manager and functional leader for about a hundred DSP engineers, including matrix organization program staffing, recruiting, division processes, and ensuring positive programmatic execution
  • Employed by Harris Corporation as a digital communications technologist for secure waveform design, SATCOM/GPS reception, algorithm development, and requirements analysis
  • Inventor of High-Order PSK Signaling (HOPS) waveforms and a named inventor on over forty other issued U.S. patents relating to digital communications and signal processing