Ravi Sankar received the B. E. (with honors) degree in electronics and communication engineering from the University of Madras, India, in 1978, the M.Eng. degree in electrical engineering from Concordia University, in 1980, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, in 1985. Since then, he has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of South Florida, Tampa. He is currently a Professor of electrical engineering, Supervisor of the Communications and Signal Processing graduate program track, Member of the Biomedical Engineering program, and Director of the Interdisciplinary Communications, Networking and Signal Processing (iCONS) Research group and Interdisciplinary Center of Excellence in Telemedicine (ICE-T). His main research interests are in the areas of wireless communications, networking, and signal processing and its applications. He was the recipient of the IEEE Florida Council Outstanding Engineering Educator award in 1996 and the Outstanding Contributions in Research award for the best paper in 1997 from the ASEE (southeastern section). He is a Senior Member of IEEE, Member of ACM and ASEE, and a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, and was a guest editor for the IEEE Transaction on Information Technology in Biomedicine. He is also in the Honorary Editorial Board of Libertas Academia's Cancer Informatics.
Biography Updated on 2 March 2008