K. Giridhar received the B.S. degree in applied science from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, in 1985, the M.E. degree in electrical communication engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in 1989, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from University of California, Santa Barbara, Calif, USA, in 1993. He has also worked for a year each as a Member of Research Staff at Bharat Electronics, Bangalore, and as a Research Affiliate in electrical engineering at Stanford University, California. In 1994, he joined the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and currently, he works as a Professor of electrical engineering. His present research interests are in the areas of adaptive signal processing with applications to MIMO-OFDM systems, robust estimation and detection, and performance analysis at link level and system level for mobile broadband standards such as IEEE 802.16e/m and LTE/LTE-A. As a member of the TeNeT group www.tenet.res.in, he has been involved in telecommunication product development activity and serves as a Consultant to many telecom companies in India. On a sabbatical with Beceem Communications in 2004, he has coauthored several contributions to the IEEE 802.16d/e Wireless MAN standard. He serves as a Visiting Professor at Sri Sathya Sai University, Prasanthi Nilayam, India, and is actively involved with the Center of Excellence in Wireless Technology www.cewit.org.in.
Biography Updated on 2 March 2011