Biography

Mehul Motani received the B.E. degree from Cooper Union, New York, NY, the M.S. degree from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, and the Ph.D. degree from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, all in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Dr. Motani is currently an Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and a Visiting Research Collaborator at Princeton University. Previously, he was a Visiting Fellow at Princeton University. He was also a Research Scientist at the Institute for Infocomm Research in Singapore, for three years, and a Systems Engineer at Lockheed Martin in Syracuse, NY for over four years. His research interests are broadly in the area of wireless networks. Recently he has been working on research problems which sit at the boundary of information theory, networking, and communications, with applications to mobile computing, underwater communications, sustainable development and societal networks.

Dr. Motani was the recipient of the Intel Foundation Fellowship for his Ph.D. research, the NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Award, the NUS Faculty of Engineering Innovative Teaching Award, and the NUS Faculty of Engineering Teaching Honours List Award. He actively participates in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). He is a senior member of the IEEE and has served as the Secretary of the IEEE Information Theory Society Board of Governors. He has served as an Associate Editor for both the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory and the IEEE Transactions on Communications. He has also served on the Organizing and Technical Program Committees of numerous IEEE and ACM conferences.

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