Ph.D. 2002, Colorado State University.
Other Courses Taught
EECE 511 Circuit Theory II
EECE660 Communication Systems I
EECE661 Communication Syst II
EECE 690/890 Introduction to Wireless Communication
EECE 962 Advanced Topics in Communications: OFDM and MC-CDMA
EECE963 Signal Detect Theory
EECE 965 Information Theory
Statistical Signal Processing (detection and estimation theories) as applied to communication and sensor networks
Wireless systems (physical layer) & spread spectrum
Multi-carrier modulation & diversity combining
A. Serener, B. Natarajan and D. Gruenbacher,"Lowering the Error Floor of Optimized Short Block Length LDPC Coded OFDM via Spreading,'' accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, May 2007.
J. Dyer and B. Natarajan, "Designing DS-CDMA spreading sequences via a low-complexity deterministic approach," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 302-313, January 2007.
N. Gnanapandithan and B. Natarajan,"Decentralized sensor network performance with correlated observations," International Journal of Sensor Networks, vol. 2 , no. 3/4, , pp. 179-187, March 2007.
Reviewer for IEEE Tran on Communications; IEEE Tran. on Wireless Communications; IEEE Tran. on Vehicular Technology; IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man and Cybernetics
Session Chair and/or Program Committee Member for numerous IEEE Conferences in the signal processing and communications area
Research grants from National Science Foundation, the EPSCoR program, Garmin Inc., Trisquare communications, Department of Defense, and Kansas Department of Transportation. Presidential Faculty Development Award in 2003, 2005 and 2006.
Other Notable Achievements
2 Patents Pending in the area of sequence design for CDMA systems and MIMO Precoding.