Biography

Chandra R. Murthy received the B. Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai, India in 1998 and the M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA in 2000. In 2006, he obtained the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA. The title of his thesis was “Channel Estimation and Feedback for Multiple Antenna Communication.”

From Aug. 2000 to Aug. 2002, he worked on WCDMA baseband transceiver design and 802.11b baseband receivers at Qualcomm, Inc, San Jose, USA; and from Aug. 2006 to Aug. 2007, he worked on advanced receiver algorithms for the 802.16e mobile WiMAX system at Beceem Communications (now Broadcom), Bangalore, India. Currently, he is working as a Professor in the department of Electrical Communication Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

His research interests are in the areas of sparse signal recovery, energy harvesting based communications and performance analysis and optimization of wireless communication systems.

He is an IEEE senior member, an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, an editor for the IEEE Transactions on communications, an elected member of the IEEE SPCOM Technical Committee for the years 2014-16, and has been re-elected for the years 2016-19. He is a past Chapter Chair of the IEEE Signal Processing Society, Bangalore Chapter. He served as an associate editor for the IEEE Signal Processing Letters during the years 2012-16. He is currently serving as an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, the IEEE Transactions on Communications, and the Sadhana Journal.


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