Krishna Narayanan

Eric D. Rubin ’06 Professor

Narayanan

Office: WEB 334K
Phone: 979.862.2691
Fax: 979.862.4630
Email: krn@tamu.edu

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Research Interests

  • The role of structured codes in multi-terminal information theory
  • Joint source and channel coding for wireless communications
  • Design and analysis of codes and decoders for applications in wireless communications
  • Data storage and optical communications
  • Information forwarding in wireless networks
  • Design of message passing algorithms for solving Lagrangian dynamics problems
  • The design of lattice codes
  • Genomic Signal Processing (GSP), Bioinformatics, and Systems Biology
  • Spatially coupled LDPC codes and graph-based codes with high throughput decoder architectures

Awards & Honors

  • Recipient of the Association of Former Students teaching award, Texas A&M University, 2012
  • Recipient of the 2011-2012 William Keeler fellow award from the College of Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • Recipient of 2009 Halliburton fellowship from the College of Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • Recipient of the 2007 Best Paper Award from the IEEE Signal Processing for Data Storage society
  • Outstanding Professor Award, Department of Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2002
  • Faculty early CAREER development award, National Science Foundation, 2001
  • Select Young Faculty Award within College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, 2001
  • Nominated for Montague Teaching Excellence Award at Texas A&M University from Dept. of Electrical Engineering in Year 2001 (did not receive the award)
  • Recipient of Harpole, Palmer and Litton Graduate Fellowship from the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • Recipient of the Premium for Academic Excellence award from Graduate College, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi (1994-95)
  • Graduated at the top of the class in bachelor's degree

Education

  • 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

P. S. Nguyen, A. Yedla, H. D. Pfister, and K. R. Narayanan, "Threshold Saturation of Spatially-Coupled Codes on Intersymbol-Interference Channels", submitted to IEEE ICC 2012

N. E. Tunali and K. Narayanan,'' Concatenated Signal Codes with Applications to Compute and Forward", to appear in IEEE Globecom 2011, Houston, TX, Dec. 2011

Y.-C. Huang, N. E. Tunali, and K. Narayanan, “On the exchange rate for bi-directional relaying over inter-symbol interference channels,” to appear in IEEE Globecom 2011, Houston, TX, Dec. 2011

Y.-C. Huang, K. Narayanan, and T. Liu, “Coding for parallel Gaussian bi-directional relay channels: A deterministic approach,” Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing, 2011

A. Yedla, P. S. Nguyen, H. D. Pfister, and K. R. Narayanan, "Universal Codes for the Gaussian MAC via Spatial Coupling", Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing, 2011

B. Hern and K. Narayanan, "Multilevel Coding Schemes for Compute-and-Forward", in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Inform. Theory, St. Petersburg, Russia, July 2011. [http://arxiv.org/abs/1010.1016]

A. Yedla, H. Pfister, and K. Narayanan, “Universality for the noisy Slepian-Wolf problem via spatial coupling,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Inform. Theory, St. Petersburg, Russia, July 2011

Y.-C. Huang and K. Narayanan, “Joint source-channel coding with correlated interference,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Inform. Theory, St. Petersburg, Russia, July 2011

A. Yedla, H.D. Pfister and K.R. Narayanan, "LDPC Code Design for Transmitting Correlated Sources Over Noisy Channels without CSIT," International Symposium on Turbo Codes and its Applications, Brest, France, September 2010

P. S. Nguyen, H. D. Pfister, and K. R. Narayanan, "A rate-distortion exponent approach to multiple decoding attempts for Reed-Solomon codes," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Austin, TX, June 2010