Ramesh Rao

Rao, Ramesh

Division: UCSD
Phone: 858-822-4572
Fax: 858-822-5197

Job Description:Ramesh Rao joined the UCSD faculty in 1984, after receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, College Park. Prior to assuming his current post in 2001, he was Director of UCSD's Center for Wireless Communications. Rao is a senior member of IEEE, was publications editor of the IEEE's Information Theory Society., and sits on the society's Board of Governors. He also guest edited the IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications special issue on "Multimedia Network Radios,'' in December 1998. Rao has authored over 100 technical papers and contributed two book chapters, and chaired the technical program of the 1997 International Conference on Universal Personal Communications. In April 2004, Rao was appointed the first holder of the QUALCOMM Endowed Chair in Telecommunications.