Krishna Narayanan

Eric D. Rubin ’06 Professor

Narayanan, Krishna

Office: WEB 334K
Phone: 979.862.2691
Fax: 979.862.4630

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Research Interests

  • Probabilistic graphical models and inference
  • Massive multiple access and the Internet of Things
  • Signal processing algorithms for big data
  • Coding theory and its applications to wireless communications, optical communications and data storage
  • Information theory

Awards & Honors

  • Eric D. Rubin '06 Professorship in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Elected Fellow of IEEE for contributions to coding and modulation for wireless communications and data storage
  • Professional progress in engineering in 2015 - distinguished alumni award from Iowa State University
  • Recipient of the Association of Former Students college-level teaching award, Texas A&M University, 2012
  • Recipient of the 2007 Best Paper Award from the IEEE Signal Processing for Data Storage society


  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Dec 1998 Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Aug 1994 Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, May 1992 Coimbatore Institute of Technology, India Ranked First out of 47 Students

Selected Publications

N.T. Janakiraman, A. Vem, K.R. Narayanan and J.-F. Chamberland, Sub-string/pattern matching in sub-linear time using a sparse Fourier transform approach, arXiv preprint arXiv:1704.07852

K. R. Narayanan and H.D. Pfister, Iterative Collision Resolution for Slotted ALOHA: An Optimal Uncoordinated Transmission Policy, in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Turbo Codes and Related Topics, August 2012

M. P. Wilson, K.R. Narayanan, H. D. Pfister and A. Sprintson, Joint Physical Layer and Network Coding for Bi-Directional Relaying, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, pp. 5641-5654, Vol. 56, No. 11, November 2010

J. Jiang and K. R. Narayanan, Iterative Soft Input Soft Output Decoding of Reed-Solomon Codes, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, pp. 3746-3756, Vol. 52, No.8, August 2006

K. Bhattad and K.R. Narayanan, Weakly Secure Network Coding, Netcod, 2005