Jeffrey G. Andrews
Professor, Ph.D., IEEE Fellow
Cullen Trust for Higher Education Endowed Professor of Engineering (#1)

Contact Information:
UT Austin WNCG, ENS 431
2501 Speedway, Stop C0806
Austin, TX 78712-1687

Phone: (512) 471-6500
Fax: (512) 471 6512


3/14, Recent PhD Graduate Harpreet Dhillon accepts Asst. Professor position at Virginia Tech.

3/14, EURASIP Best Paper Award for the EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing

1/14, Became "Editor-in-Chief" of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications

9/13, Awarded Cullen Trust for Higher Education Endowed Professorship in Engineering (#1)

7/13. "An Overview of Load Balancing in HetNets: Old Myths and Open Problems", Submitted to IEEE Wireless Comm. Mag, July 2013. Paper

6/13. Best Paper Award at IEEE Intl. Conf. on Communications along with S. Singh and H. S. Dhillon.

5/13. IEEE Best Readings on HetNets and Small Cells

3/13. "The Seven Ways HetNets are a Paradigm Shift", IEEE Comm. Mag, Mar. 2013. Paper

11/12: Elevated to IEEE Fellow "for contributions to cellular and ad hoc wireless communications".

10/12: Elected to IEEE Information Theory Society Board of Governors

10/12: Awarded "Best Technical Talk" at 2012 VAWN workshop by Intel, Cisco, and Verizon


About Prof. Andrews

Jeffrey G. Andrews is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Andrews is a Fellow of the IEEE and co-author of the Prentice-Hall books Fundamentals of WiMAX (2007) and Fundamentals of LTE (2010). He received the National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2007, and work he has co-authored has received the following Best Paper awards: IEEE ICC 2013, IEEE Globecom (2006 and 2009), Asilomar (2008), the IEEE Communications Society Best Tutorial Paper Award (2010), and the IEEE Communications Society Heinrich Hertz Prize Paper Award (2011).

Outside of academia, Dr. Andrews developed Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) systems at Qualcomm from 1995-97, has consulted for Samsung, the WiMAX Forum, Clearwire, Sprint, Intel, Verizon, Microsoft, Palm, Apple, and NASA, and serves on the Technical Advisory Boards of Fastback Networks and Accelera. His degrees include a B.S. in Engineering with High Distinction from Harvey Mudd College in 1995, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1999 and 2002.

Current Research Interests:
  • Heterogeneous and femtocell-overlaid cellular networks

  • Wireless ad hoc networks

  • Wireless broadband technologies

  • Stochastic Geometry

  • Communication and Information Theory

  • Expertise in CDMA, OFDM, and MIMO (but no longer researching these topics in isolation)

For more information, please visit the research page.

Contacting me:
Guidelines for students who want to work with me.

Research Assistants:
Students interested in working with me on research, please read about my research and some guidelines I have, before e-mailing me.

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