Biographical Sketch


  • Ph.D. in Electrical Eng., Oct. 1978; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.
  • E.E. in Electrical Eng., Dec. 1974; Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.
  • M.S. in Electrical Eng., Aug. 1973; Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) in Electronics and Electrical Communications Eng., June 1971; Punjab Eng. College, Chandigarh, India.

Work Experience

  • Auburn University, James B. Davis Professor, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Eng., Oct. 2003 - present.
  • Auburn University, Professor, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Eng., Sept. 1989 - present.
  • Exxon Production Research Co., Long Range Research Division, Houston, Texas. Senior Research Specialist, June 1982 - Sept. 1989. Research and development in statistical signal and image processing with geophysical applications.
  • University of Iowa, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electrical Eng., Iowa City, IA, Aug. 1978 - May 1982.

Honors, Activities, Affiliations

  • Fellow of IEEE , elected Jan. 1994: For contributions to statistical signal processing and stochastic systems analysis .
  • Awarded The IERE Benefactors Premium in September 1996 by the Institution of Electrical Engineers for a paper published in the Dec. 1994 issue of the IEE Proceedings-Communications .
  • Awarded Auburn Alumni/Sigma Xi Research Award in 1997: In recognition of his outstanding research contributions in the field of Electrical Engineering, presented by Auburn University Sigma Xi Research Society and Auburn Alumni Association.
  • Awarded Auburn Alumni Engineering Council Senior Faculty Research Award in April 2000 by the College of Engineering, Auburn University.
  • Awarded an Alumni Professorship by the Auburn University in June 2000 for a period of five years effective Fall 2000.
  • Awarded 2002-03 Distinguished Graduate Faculty Lectureship by the Auburn University in April 2003.
  • Senior Area Editor, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 1/12 -- 1/16.
  • Senior Editor, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, 9/11 -- .
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 4/05 -- 4/07.
  • Editor, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 8/02 -- 12/11.
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 12/94 -- 12/97.
  • Member (appointed), Board of Governors, IEEE Control Systems Society, 1986.
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 1/85 -- 12/86.
  • Cochair, Technical Program, IEEE Signal Processing Workshop on Higher-Order Statistics, Banff, Canada, July 21-23, 1997.
  • Member, IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Committee on Statistical Signal & Array Processing, May 1994 - May 1998.
  • Member, IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Committee on Signal Processing for Communications, May 1998 - Dec 2003.
  • Member of the following IEEE Societies: Aerospace & Electronic Systems, Communications, Information Theory, Signal Processing, Vehicular Technology.

Author: Jitendra K. Tugnait:

Date of latest revision: tue may 2016