Biography

Hovannes Kulhandjian is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at California State University, Fresno (Fresno State). Before joining Fresno State he was an Associate Research Engineer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University. He was working on the development of the Northeastern University Marine Observatory NETwork (NU MONET).

He received his B.S. degree in Electronics Engineering with high honors (magna cum laude) from the American University in Cairo (AUC) in 2008, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2010 and 2014, respectively. During his Ph.D. training he was working in the Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems (WiNES) Laboratory at the State University of New York at Buffalo under the guidance of Prof. Tommaso Melodia.

His current research interests are in digital signal processing, wireless communications and networking, with applications to underwater and visible light communications and networking. He serves as a Guest Editor for IEEE Access Special Section Journal, Publicity Chair for ACM WUWNet'17 Conference. He also serves as a member of Technical Program Committee (TCP) for ACM and IEEE Conferences such as GLOBECOM 2017, IPCCC 2017, WiMob 2017, WD 2017, ICC 2016, WUWNet 2016 and VTC Fall 2015. He is a recipient of the Outstanding Reviewer Award from ELSEVIER Ad Hoc Networks.


This is my Curriculum Vitae updated June 2017.

Openings: Graduate and undergraduate student research opportunities. More information can be found in Outreach.


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Selected Awards:

  • Fresno State DISCOVERe Tablet Initiative, Fresno, CA, January 2016. DISCOVERe Tablet Program.

  • IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Comm. and Networking (SECON), Singapore, June 2014. Student Travel Grant.

  • Outstanding Reviewer Award - ELSEVIER Ad Hoc Networks, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 2014.

  • Recognized Reviewer Award - ELSEVIER Ad Hoc Networks, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Sept. 2013.

  • Wireless Innovation between Finland and US (WiFiUS), 2nd Summer School, Troy, NY, Aug. 2013. Student Travel Grant.

  • First International Summer School on Green Communications and Networking (GreenComNet), Boston, MA, May 2013. Student Travel Grant.

  • ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks and Systems (WUWNet), LA, CA, Nov. 2012. Student Travel Grant.


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