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Dimitris A. Pados, Ph.D.

Department of Electrical Engineering, Professor 

Specialty/Research Focus

Communication theory and systems; coding and sequences; adaptive signal processing. Applications to signal waveform design, code-division multiplexing and interference channels, cognitive radios and networks, cooperative communications, underwater communications, compressed sensing, channel coding, antenna arrays and array radar, data hiding.

Recent Grant Activity

  1. Co-PI/PD (%effort: 33%), ‘‘Phase II - Dynamic Cross-layer Routing Using Cognitive Spectrum Allocation Techniques,’’ Air Force Office of Scientific Research STTR Program w/ ANDRO Computational Solutions, LLC, Rome, NY, June 1, 2012 - May 30, 2014. PI/PD: T. Melodia, Assist. Prof. EE, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.
  2. Co-PI/PD (%effort: 33%), ‘‘Phase II - Dynamic Cross-Layer Design for Robust Cognitive Networking with Physical Channel and Delay Awareness,’’ Air Force Office of Scientific Research SBIR Program w/ Intelligent Automation, Inc., Rockville, MD, June 1, 2012 – May 30, 2014. PI/PD: T. Melodia, Assist. Prof. EE, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.
  3. PI/PD (%effort: 50%), ‘‘Insertion, Detection, and Extraction of Messages Hidden by Optimal Multi-signature Spread-Spectrum Means,’’ Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Mar. 1, 2012 – Feb. 28, 2015. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.
  4. Co-PI/PD (%effort: 20%), ‘‘MRI: Development of an Underwater Acoustic MIMO Networking Testbed,’’ National Science Foundation, Division of Computer and Network Systems, Award No. CNS-1126357, Sept. 1, 2011 – Aug. 31, 2014. PI/PD: T. Melodia, Assist. Prof. EE, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.
  5. Co-PI/PD (%effort: 50%), ‘‘NeTS: Small: Towards Ubiquitous Multimedia Sensing through Compressive Video Streaming,’’ National Science Foundation, Division of Computer and Network Systems, Award No. CNS-1117121, Sept. 1, 2011 – Aug. 31, 2014. PI/PD: T. Melodia, Assist. Prof. EE, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.
  6. PI/PD (%effort: 33%), ‘‘Cognitive Jointly Optimal Code-division Channelization and Routing over Cooperative Links,’’ Air Force Research Laboratory, Award No. FA8750-11-1-0016, Oct. 19, 2010 - Oct. 19, 2013. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.
  7. PI/PD (%effort: 50%), ‘‘RFID Technology and Systems,’’ Cameron Corporation, Nov. 1, 2010 - Oct. 31, 2011. Administrative Unit: University at Buffalo Foundation.
  8. Co-PI/PD (%effort: 33%), ‘‘Dynamic Cross-layer Routing Using Cognitive Spectrum Allocation Techniques,’’ Air Force Office of Scientific Research STTR Program Phase I w/ ANDRO Computational Solutions, LLC, Rome, NY, April 21, 2011 - Dec. 20, 2011. PI/PD: T. Melodia, Assist. Prof. EE, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.
  9. Co-PI/PD (%effort: 33%), ‘‘Dynamic Cross-Layer Design for Robust Cognitive Networking with Physical Channel and Delay Awareness,’’ Air Force Office of Scientific Research SBIR Program Phase I w/ Intelligent Automation, Inc., Rockville, MD, Apr. 27, 2011 - Sept. 29, 2011. PI/PD: T. Melodia, Assist. Prof. EE, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.
  10. Co-PI/PD (%effort: 25%), ‘‘Networking on Underwater Acoustic MIMO Links,’’ National Science Foundation, Division of Computer and Network Systems, Award No. CNS-1055945, Sept. 1, 2010 - Aug. 31, 2012. PI/PD: T. Melodia, Assist. Prof. EE, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.
  11. PI/PD (%effort: 28.5%), ‘‘Cognitive Airborne Networking: Self-aware Communications via Sensing, Adaptation, and Cross-layer Optimization,’’ Air Force Research Laboratory, Award No. FA8750-08-1-0063, Jan. 29, 2008 - Oct. 28, 2010. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.