Homayoun Nikookar received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Delft University of Technology (TUDelft), The Netherlands, in 1995. From 1995 to 1998, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the International Research Centre for Telecommunications and Radar (IRCTR) of the Department of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) of TUDelft. Since 1999, he has served as a Faculty Member of the EEMCS of TUDelft where he is currently an Associate Professor. Dr. Nikookar is also the Leader of the Radio Advanced Technologies and Systems (RATS) program of IRCTR leading a team of researchers carrying out cutting edge research in the field of wireless radio transmission. He has conducted active research in many areas of wireless communications, including wireless channel modeling, ultra-wideband, MIMO, multicarrier transmission, wavelet-based OFDM, and cognitive radio. He has published over 100 papers in refereed international conferences and journals. He is the Corecipient of the 2000 IEEE Neal Shepherd Best Propagation Paper Award for the publication in the March issue of Transactions on Vehicular Technology. He is also recipient of several paper awards of international conferences and symposiums. In 2007, Nikookar served as the Chair of the 14th IEEE Symposium on Communications and Vehicular Technology (SCVT) in Benelux and in 2008 was the Chairman of the European Wireless Technology Conference (EuWiT). He has been a technical program committee member of several international conferences. Dr. Nikookar is a Senior Member of the IEEE and the coauthor of the book Introduction to ultra wideband for wireless communications, Springer, 2009.
Biography Updated on 30 November 2010