Dr. Robert W. Heath Jr. is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and holds the Cullen Trust for Higher Education Professorship in Engineering #6.
Dr. Heath serves as director of the Wireless Networking and Communications Group and the Wireless Systems Innovations Lab. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville in 1996 and 1997 respectively, and a Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2002, all in electrical engineering. From 1998 to 2001, he was a Senior Member of the Technical Staff then a Senior Consultant at Iospan Wireless Inc, San Jose, CA where he worked on the design and implementation of the physical and link layers of the first commercial MIMO-OFDM communication system.
In January 2002, Dr. Heath joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. He is also President and CEO of MIMO Wireless Inc. and VP of Innovation at Kuma Signals LLC. His research interests include several aspects of wireless communication and signal processing including limited feedback techniques, multihop networking, multiuser and multicell MIMO, interference alignment, adaptive video transmission, manifold signal processing, and 60GHz communication techniques.
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> Limited feedback