• Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Eric D. Rubin ’06 Professor
Krishna Narayanan

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology – 1998
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University – 1994
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, India, Ranked First out of 47 Students – 1992

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

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