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  • 1. Dimitris A. Pados<br />Office: Department of Electrical Engineering, 332 Bonner Hall, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260-1920. Tel.: (716) 645-1150; Fax: (716) 645-3656; E-mail: pados@buffalo.edu<br />______________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Date: May 17, 2011<br />Technical Areas of Specialization<br />Communication theory and systems; coding and sequences; adaptive signal processing. Applications to signal waveform design, code-division systems and interference channels, cognitive radios and networks, cooperative communications, underwater communications, low-density parity-check codes, compressive sampling, antenna arrays/array radar, digital data hiding.<br />Employment History (1990 - present)<br />Aug. 97 - presentAssociate Chair (2009-2010); Professor (2007-present); Associate Professor (2002-2007); Assistant Professor (1997-2002), Department of Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY.Courses developed and taught: EE 634 (graduate) Principles of Information Theory and Coding, EE 614 (graduate) Smart Antennas for Wireless Communications, EE 484 (senior) Communications Systems 2. Other courses taught: EE 203 (sophomore) Circuit Analysis II.<br />May 97 - July 97 Summer Research Faculty, Air Force Research Laboratory, Surveillance Division, Rome, NY. Research on adaptive airborne array radar and space-time adaptive processing.<br />Aug. 94 - Aug. 97Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineeringand Center for Telecommunications Studies, University of Louisiana,Lafayette, LA.Courses developed and taught: Signals and Systems (senior), Digital LogicDesign (junior). Other courses taught: Probability Theory (graduate),Introduction to Computer Engineering (freshman).<br />Sept. 90 - Aug. 94 Research Assistant, Communications Systems Laboratory, Dept. of Electrical Eng., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; Teaching Assistant (1992), Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Dept. of Computer Science, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.<br />Education<br />Ph.D.Electrical Engineering, University of Virginia, August 1994.Major area of concentration: Communications.Minor areas of concentration: Mathematics, Computer Science (Data Networks).Dissertation: ‘‘On Neural Classification and Decentralized Hypothesis Testing.’’<br />DiplomaComputer Engineering and Science (five-year program), University of Patras,Patras, Greece, October 1989.<br />Journal Publications<br />Refereed journal papers submitted:<br />[1] L. Wei, D. A. Pados, S. N. Batalama, and M. J. Medley, ‘‘Sum-SINR/Sum-Capacity optimal multiuser spread-spectrum steganography,’’ IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security , submitted May 2011.<br />[2] K. Gao, S. N. Batalama, and D. A. Pados ‘‘Bounds on the maximum SINR of binary and quaternary code division,’’ IEEE Transactions on Communications, submitted Oct. 2010, revised May 2011.<br />[3] K. Gao, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and B. W. Suter, ‘‘Compressive sampling with generalized polygons,’’ IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, submitted Nov. 2010, revised Feb. 2011.<br />[4] M. Li, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, T. Melodia, M. J. Medley, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘Cognitive code-division links with blind primary-system identification,’’ IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, submitted July 2010, revised March 2011.<br />Refereed journal papers published/to appear:<br />[38] W. Su, S. Lee, D. A. Pados, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘Optimal power assignement for minimizing the average total transmission power in hybrid-ARQ Rayleigh fading links,’’ IEEE Transactions on Communications, to appear.<br />[37] H. Ganapathy, D. A. Pados, and G. N. Karystinos, ‘‘New bounds and optimal binary signature sets – Part II: Aperiodic total squared correlation,’’ IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 59, pp. 1411-1420, May 2011.<br />[36] K. Gao, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘Cognitive code-division channelization,’’ IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 10, pp. 1090-1097, Apr. 2011.<br />[35] H. Ganapathy, D. A. Pados, and G. N. Karystinos, ‘‘New bounds and optimal binary signature sets – Part I: Periodic total squared correlation,’’ IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 59, pp. 1123-1132, Apr. 2011.<br />[34] M. Li, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘Minimum total-squared-correlation quaternary sets: New bounds and optimal designs,’’ IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 57, pp. 3662-3671, Dec. 2009.<br />[33] R. Grover, W. Su, and D. A. Pados, ‘‘An 8x8 quasi-orthogonal STBC form for transmissions over eight or four antennas,’’ IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 7, pp. 4777-4785, Dec. 2008.<br />[32] L. Wei, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and B. W. Suter, ‘‘Adaptive binary signature design for code division multiplexing,’’ IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 7, pp. 2798-2804, July 2008.<br />[31] L. Wei, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and B. W. Suter, ‘‘Upward scaling of minimum-TSC binary signature sets,’’ IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 11, pp. 889-891, Nov. 2007.<br />[30] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Rank-2-optimal adaptive design of binary spreading codes,’’ IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 53, pp. 3075-3080, Sept. 2007.<br />Journal Publications (cntd)<br />[29] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Supervised phase correction of blind space-time DS/ CDMA channel estimates,’’ IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 55, pp. 584-592, Mar. 2007.<br />[28] M. Gkizeli, D. A. Pados, and M. J. Medley, “Optimal signature design for spread-spectrum steganography,’’ IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 16, pp. 391-405, Feb. 2007.<br />[27] R. Grover, D. A. Pados, and M. J. Medley, “Subspace direction finding with an Auxiliary-Vector basis,’’ IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 55, pp. 758-763, Feb. 2007.<br />[26] D. Ghosh, D. A. Pados, R. Acharya, and J. Llinas, ‘‘On Dempster-Shafer and Bayesian detectors,’’ IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C, vol. 36, pp. 688-693, Sept. 2006.<br />[25] W. Su, S. N. Batalama, and D. A. Pados, “On orthogonal space-time block codes and transceiver signal linearization,’’ IEEE Comm. Letters, vol. 10, pp. 91-93, Feb. 2006. <br />[24] Z. Liu and D. A. Pados, “LDPC codes from generalized polygons,’’ IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 51, pp. 3890-3898, Nov. 2005. <br />[23] L. P. Kondi, D. Srinivasan, D. A. Pados, and S. N. Batalama, ‘‘Layered video transmission over multirate DS-CDMA wireless systems,’’ IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 15, pp. 1629-1637, Dec. 2005.<br />[22] Z. Liu and D. A. Pados, “A decoding algorithm for finite geometry LDPC codes,’’ IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 53, pp. 415-421, Mar. 2005.<br />[21] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ‘‘The maximum squared correlation, sum capacity, and total asymptotic efficiency of minimum total-squared-correlation binary signature sets,’’ IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 51, pp. 348-355, Jan. 2005.<br />[20] S. Gopalan, G. N. Karystinos, and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Capacity, throughput, and delay of slotted ALOHA DS-CDMA links with adaptive space-time auxiliary-vector receivers,’’ IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 4, pp. 79-92, Jan. 2005.<br />[19] D. Srinivasan, L. P. Kondi, and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Scalable video transmission over wireless DS-CDMA channels using Minimum TSC spreading codes,’’ IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 11, pp. 836-840, Oct. 2004.<br />[18] S. De, C. Qiao, D. A. Pados, M. Chatterjee, and S. J. Philip, ‘‘An integrated cross-layer study of wireless CDMA sensor networks,’’ IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Quality-of-Service Delivery in Variable Topology Networks, vol. 22, pp. 1271-1285, Sept. 2004.<br />[17] Z. Liu and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Near-ML multiuser detection with linear filters and reliability-based processing,’’ IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 51, pp. 1446-1450, Sept. 2003.<br />[16] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ‘‘New bounds on the total squared correlation and optimum design of DS-CDMA binary signature sets,’’ IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 51, pp. 48-51, Jan. 2003.<br />Journal Publications (cntd)<br />[15] Y. Wu and D. A. Pados, ‘‘An adaptive two-stage algorithm for ML and sub-ML decoding of binary linear block codes,’’ IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 49, pp. 261-269, Jan. 2003.<br />[14] D. A. Pados, M. J. Medley, and S. N. Batalama, ‘‘Adaptive antenna array receivers for spread- spectrum signals in non-Gaussian noise,’’ Digital Signal Processing, Special Issue on Defense Applications of Signal Processing, vol. 11, pp. 144-158, Apr. 2001.<br />[13] D. A. Pados and G. N. Karystinos, ‘‘An iterative algorithm for the computation of the MVDR filter,’’ IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 49, pp. 290-300, Feb. 2001.<br />[12] S. N. Batalama, M. J. Medley, and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Robust adaptive recovery of spread- spectrum signals with short data records,’’ IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 48, pp. 1725-1731, Oct. 2000.<br />[11] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ‘‘On overfitting, generalization, and randomly expanded training sets,’’ IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, vol. 11, pp. 1050-1057, Sept. 2000 (The 2003 IEEE Trans. Neural Net. Outstanding Paper Award).<br />[10] Y. Wu and D. A. Pados, ‘‘A feedforward bidirectional associative memory,’’ IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, vol. 11, pp. 859-866, July 2000.<br />[9] D. A. Pados, F. J. Lombardo, and S. N. Batalama, ‘‘Auxiliary-vector filters and adaptive steering for DS/CDMA single-user detection,’’ IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 48, pp. 1831-1839, Nov. 1999.<br />[8] D. A. Pados and S. N. Batalama, ‘‘Joint space-time auxiliary-vector filtering for DS/CDMA systems with antenna arrays,’’ IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 47, pp. 1406- 1415, Sept. 1999.<br />[7] I. N. Psaromiligkos, S. N. Batalama, and D. A. Pados, ‘‘On adaptive minimum probability of error linear filter receivers for DS-CDMA channels,’’ IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 47, pp. 1092-1102, July 1999.<br />[6] A. Kansal, S. N. Batalama, and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Adaptive maximum SINR RAKE filtering for DS-CDMA multipath fading channels,’’ IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Signal Processing for Wireless Communications, vol. 16, pp. 1765-1773, Dec. 1998.<br />[5] D. A. Pados and S. N. Batalama, ‘‘Low-complexity blind detection of DS/CDMA signals: Auxiliary-vector receivers,’’ IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 45, pp. 1586- 1594, Dec. 1997.<br />[4] D. A. Pados and P. Papantoni-Kazakos, ‘‘New non-least-squares neural network learning algorithms for hypothesis testing,’’ IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, vol. 6, pp. 596-609, May 1995.<br />[3] D. A. Pados, K. W. Halford, D. Kazakos, and P. Papantoni-Kazakos, ‘‘Distributed binary hypothesis testing with feedback,’’ IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, vol. 25, pp. 21-42, Jan. 1995.<br />Journal Publications (cntd)<br />[2] D. A. Pados, P. Papantoni-Kazakos, D. Kazakos, and A. G. Koyiantis, ‘‘On-line threshold learning for Neyman-Pearson distributed detection,’’ IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, vol. 24, pp. 1519-1531, Oct. 1994.<br />[1] S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and T. S. Papatheodorou, ‘‘A heuristic single-row router minimizing interstreet crossings,’’ IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design, vol. 12, pp. 946-955, July 1993.<br />Conference Publications<br />Conference proceedings papers submitted:<br />[1] S. Lee, W. Su, D. A. Pados, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘The optimal power assignment for cooperative hybrid-ARQ relaying protocol,’’ IEEE GLOBECOM 2011, Wireless Comm. Symposium, Houston, TX, Dec. 5 - 9, 2011.<br />[2] K. Gao, L. Ding, T. Melodia, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘Spread-spectrum cognitive networking: Distributed channelization and routing,’’ IEEE MILCOM 2011 (Conf. on Military Communication), Baltimore, MD, Nov. 7 - 10, 2011.<br />Conference proceedings papers published/to appear:<br />[82] Y. Liu, M. Li, K. Gao, and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Motion compensation as sparsity-aware decoding in compressive video streaming,” in Proceedings 17th Intern. Conf. on Digital Signal Processing (DSP 2011), Corfu, Greece, July 6 - 8, 2011.<br />[81] M. Li, M. Kulhandjian, D. A. Pados, S. N. Batalama, and M. J. Medley ‘‘Passive spread-spectrum steganalysis,” in Proceedings IEEE ICIP 2011 (International Conf. on Image Proc.), Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 11-14, 2011.<br />[80] K. Gao, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and B. W. Suter, ‘‘Compressed sensing using generalized polygon samplers,” in Proceedings Forty Fourth Annual Asilomar Conf. on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 7 - 10, 2010, pp. 359-363.<br />[79] S. Lee, W. Su, D. A. Pados, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘The average total power consumption of cooperative hybrid-ARQ on quasi-static Rayleigh fading links,” in Proceedings IEEE GLOBECOM 2010, Comm. QoS, Reliability and Modeling Symp., Miami, FL, Dec. 6 - 10, 2010, pp. 1-5.<br />[78] S. Kundu, W. Su, D. A. Pados, and M. J. Medley, ‘‘Fast maximum-likelihood decoding of 4x4 full-diversity quasi-orthogonal STBCs with QAM signals,” in Proceedings IEEE GLOBECOM 2010, Signal Proc. for Comm. Symposium, Miami, FL, Dec. 6 - 10, 2010, pp. 1-5.<br />[77] M. Li, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, T. Melodia, M. J. Medley, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘Cognitive code-division channelization with blind primary-system identification,’’ in Proceedings IEEE MILCOM 2010 (Conf. on Military Communication), San Jose, CA, Oct. 31 - Nov. 3, 2010, pp. 1460-1465.<br />[76] L. Ding, P. B. Nagaraju, T. Melodia, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘Software-defined joint routing and waveform selection for cognitive ad hoc networks,’’ in Proceedings IEEE MILCOM 2010 (Conf. on Military Communication), San Jose, CA, Oct. 31 - Nov. 3, 2010, pp. 1454-1459.<br />[75] P. B. Nagaraju, L. Ding, T. Melodia, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘Implementation of a distributed joint routing and dynamic spectrum allocation algorithm on USRP2 radios,” in Proceedings 2010 IEEE Comm. Society Conf. on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Comm. and Networks (SECON), Boston, MA, June 21 - 25, 2010, pp. 1-2.<br />Conference Publications (cntd)<br />[74] W. Su, F. Chen, D. A. Pados, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘The outage probability and optimum power assignment for differential amplify-and-forward relaying,” in Proceedings IEEE ICC 2010 (International Conf. on Comm.), Signal Proc for Comm. Symposium, Cape Town, South Africa, May 23 - 27, 2010, pp. 1-5 (The 2010 IEEE ICC Best Paper Award in Signal Processing for Communications).<br />[73] W. Su, S. Lee, D. A. Pados, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘The optimal transmission power per round for hybrid-ARQ Rayleigh fading links,” in Proceedings IEEE ICC 2010 (International Conf. on Comm.), Wireless Comm. Symposium, Cape Town, South Africa, May 23 - 27, 2010, pp. 1-5.<br />[72] M. Li, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘New bounds on the total-squared-correlation of quaternary signature sets and optimal designs,” in Proceedings IEEE GLOBECOM 2009, Comm. Theory Symposium, Honolulu, Hawaii, Nov. 30 - Dec. 4, 2009, pp. 1-5.<br /> [71] K. Gao, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘Cognitive CDMA channelization,” in Proceedings Forty Third Annual Asilomar Conf. on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 1 - 4, 2009, pp. 672-676.<br />[70] M. Li, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘The maximum squared correlation, total asymptotic efficiency, and sum capacity of minimum total-squared-correlation quaternary signature sets,” in Proceedings 17th European Signal Proc. Conf. (EUSIPCO), Glasgow, Scotland, Aug. 24-38, 2009, pp. 1627-1631.<br />[69] L. Wei, D. A. Pados, S. N. Batalama, and M. J. Medley, ‘‘Sum-SINR/sum-capacity optimal multisignature spread-spectrum steganography,’’ in Proceedings of SPIE, Mobile Multimedia/Image Processing, Security, and Applications Conf., SPIE Defense & Security Symposium, Orlando, FL, Mar. 16-20, 2008, vol. 6982, pp. 0D_1-0D_10.<br />[68] G. N. Karystinos, D. A. Pados, S. N. Batalama, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘Auxiliary-vector detection on measured radar data,” in Proceedings IEEE Radar 2008 Conf., Rome, Italy, May 26-30, 2008, pp. 1134-1138.<br />[67] M. Li, S. N. Batalama, and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Population size identification for CDMA eavesdropping,’’ in Proceedings IEEE MILCOM 2007 (Conf. on Military Communication), Orlando, FL, Oct. 29-31, 2007, pp. 1-6.<br />[66] L. Wei, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and B. Suter, ‘‘Cooperative transmissions over code division multiplexing channels,’’ in Proceedings IEEE MILCOM 2007 (Conf. on Military Communication), Orlando, FL, Oct. 29-31, 2007, pp. 1-6.<br />[65] D. A. Pados, G. N. Karystinos, S. N. Batalama, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘Auxiliary-vector RADAR on MCARM data,’’ in Proceedings Forty First Annual Asilomar Conf. on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 4-7, 2007, pp. 2028-2032.<br />[64] L. Wei, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and B. W. Suter, ‘‘Code division controlled-MAC in wireless sensor network by adaptive binary signature design,’’ in Proceedings of SPIE, Wireless Sensing and Processing II Conf., SPIE Defense & Security Symposium, Orlando, FL, Apr. 9-12, 2007, vol. 6577, pp. 04_1 -- 04_9.<br />Conference Publications (cntd)<br />[63] H. Ganapathy, D. A. Pados, and G. N. Karystinos, ‘‘New bounds on the aperiodic total squared correlation of binary signature sets and optimal designs,’’ in Proceedings IEEE ICC 2007 (International Conf. on Comm.), Comm. Theory Symposium, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, June 24-28, 2007, pp. 914-919.<br />[62] R. Grover, W. Su, and D. A. Pados, ‘‘PEP-bound rotation angle optimization of 8-transmit antenna quasi-orthogonal space-time block codes,’’ in Proceedings IEEE ICASSP 2007 (International Conf. on Acoust., Speech, and Signal Proc.), Honolulu, Hawaii, Apr. 15-20, 2007, vol. 3, pp. III_333 -- III_336.<br />[61] D. A. Pados, S. N. Batalama, G. N. Karystinos, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘Short-data-record adaptive detection,’’ in Proceedings IEEE Radar 2007 Conf., Boston, MA, Apr. 17-20, 2007, pp. 357-361.<br /> [60] H. Ganapathy, R. Grover, and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Scalable TSC-optimal overloading of binary signature sets,’’ in Proceedings IEEE GLOBECOM 2006, Comm. Theory Symposium, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 27 - Dec. 1, 2006, pp. CTH06-5 1-6.<br />[59] L. Wei, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and B. W. Suter, ‘‘SINR-optimized binary signatures by linear search,’’ in Proceedings IEEE GLOBECOM 2006, Wireless Comm. and Networking Symposium, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 27 - Dec. 1, 2006, pp. WLCp1-18 1-5. <br />[58] L. Wei, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and B. W. Suter, ‘‘Adaptive binary signature design for code division multiplexing,’’ in Proceedings IEEE MILCOM 2006 (Conf. on Military Communications), Washington, DC, Oct. 23-25, 2006, pp. 1-6.<br />[57] M. Li, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and J. D. Matyjas, ‘‘Multiuser CDMA signal extraction,’’ in Proceedings IEEE MILCOM 2006 (Conf. on Military Communications), Washington, DC, Oct. 23-25, 2006, pp. 1-5.<br />[56] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ‘‘On the design of maximum-SINR binary spreading codes,’’ in Proceedings IEEE ICT 2006 (13th International Conf. on Telecomm.), Madeira, Portugal, May 9-12, 2006.<br />[55] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Bit-error-rate and maximum-SINR performance of the odd-length minimum-TSC binary signature sets,’’ in Proceedings IEEE ICT 2006 (13th International Conf. on Telecomm.), Madeira, Portugal, May 9-12, 2006. <br />[54] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, “Rank-2-optimal binary spreading codes,’’ in Proceedings CISS 2006 (40th Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems), Princeton, NJ, Mar. 22-24, 2006, pp. 1534-1539. <br />[53] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, “Code division multiplexing properties of the odd-length minimum-TSC binary signature sets,’’ in Proceedings CISS 2006 (40th Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems), Princeton, NJ, Mar. 22-24, 2006, pp. 1540-1545. <br />[52] R. Grover, D. A. Pados, and M. J. Medley, ‘‘Adaptive optimization of binary CDMA signatures in multipath environments,’’ in Proceedings IEEE MILCOM 2005 (Conf. on Military Communications), Atlantic City, NJ, Oct. 17-20, 2005, vol. 2, pp. 930-935.<br />[51] H. Ganapathy and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Optimal binary signature sets under cyclic shifts,’’ in Proceedings IEEE MILCOM 2005 (Conf. on Military Communications), Atlantic City, NJ, Oct. 17-20, 2005, vol. 2, pp. 890-896.<br />Conference Publications (cntd)<br />[50] P. Xiong, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and B. W. Suter, ‘‘Downlink multiuser transmit beamforming under total transmit power constraint,’’ in Proceedings IEEE MILCOM 2005 (Conf. on Military Commun.), Atlantic City, NJ, Oct. 17-20, 2005, vol. 1, pp. 393-397.<br />[49] Z. Liu and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Generalized quad, hex, and octagon LDPC codes,’’ in Proceedings IEEE GLOBECOM 2005, Comm. Theory Symposium, St. Louis, MO, Nov. 28 - Dec. 2, 2005, vol. 3, pp. 1137-1141. <br />[48] M. Gkizeli, D. A. Pados, S. N. Batalama, and M. J. Medley, “Blind iterative recovery of spread-spectrum steganographic messages,’’ in Proceedings IEEE ICIP 2005 (International Conf. on Image Proc.), Genova, Italy, Sept. 11-14, 2005, vol. 2, pp. 1098-1101.<br />[47] R. Grover, D. A. Pados, and M. J. Medley, ‘‘Super-resolution direction finding with an Auxiliary-Vector basis,’’ in Proceedings of SPIE, Digital Wireless Communications Conf., SPIE Defense & Security Symposium, Orlando, FL, Mar. 28 – Apr. 1, 2005, vol. 5819, pp. 357-365.<br />[46] H. Qian and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Filter estimation for multiuser detection with side user information,’’ in Proceedings IEEE MILCOM 2004 (Conf. on Military Communications), Monterey, CA, Oct. 31 - Nov. 3, 2004, pp. 1496-1502.<br />[45] M. Gkizeli, D. A. Pados, and M. J. Medley, “SINR, bit error rate, and Shannon capacity optimized spread-spectrum steganography,’’ in Proceedings IEEE ICIP 2004 (International Conf. on Image Proc.), Singapore, Oct. 24-27, 2004, vol. 3, pp. 1561-1564.<br />[44] Z. Liu and D. A. Pados, ‘‘LDPC codes from generalized polygons,’’ in Proceedings 1st IEEE Upstate NY Workshop on Comm. and Networking, Rochester, NY, Nov. 12, 2004, pp. 162-166.<br />[43] M. Gkizeli and D. A. Pados, “Image-adaptive spread-spectrum steganography,’’ in Proceedings CISS 2004 (38th Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems), Princeton, NJ, March 17-19, 2004, pp. 1570-1574. <br />[42] S. De, C. Qiao, D. A. Pados, and M. Chatterjee, ‘‘Topological and MAI constraints on the performance of wireless CDMA sensor networks,’’ in Proceedings IEEE INFOCOM 2004, Hong Kong, Mar. 7-11, 2004, vol. 1, pp. 256-265.<br />[41] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Code division multiplexing performance of minimum total-squared-correlation binary signature sets,’’ in Proceedings IEEE GLOBECOM 2003, Comm. Theory Symposium, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 1-5, 2003, vol. 4, pp. 1862-1866.<br />[40] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Binary CDMA signature sets with concurrently minimum total-squared-correlation and maximum-squared-correlation,’’ in Proceedings IEEE ICC 2003 (International Conf. on Comm.), Comm. Theory Symposium, Anchorage, AK, May 11- 15, 2003, vol. 4, pp. 2500-2503.<br />[39] Z. Liu and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Low complexity decoding of finite geometry LDPC codes,’’ in Proceedings IEEE ICC 2003 (International Conf. on Comm.), Comm. Theory Symposium, Anchorage, AK, May 11-15, 2003, vol. 4, pp. 2713-2717.<br />Conference Publications (cntd)<br />[38] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Performance analysis of doubly optimal CDMA spreading codes with odd length,’’ in Proceedings of SPIE, Digital Wireless Communication Conf., SPIE’s AeroSense, Orlando, FL, April 21-22, 2003, vol. 5100, pp. 215-226.<br />[37] L. P. Kondi, D. Srinivasan, D. A. Pados, and S. N. Batalama, ‘‘Layered video transmission over multirate DS-CDMA wireless systems,’’ in Proceedings of SPIE, Image and Video Communications and Processing Conf., IS&T/SPIE’s Electronic Imaging, Santa Clara, CA, Jan. 20-24, 2003, vol. 5022, pp. 289-300.<br />[36] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Fundamental code division multiplexing properties of minimum total-squared-correlation binary signature sets,’’ in Proceedings CISS 2003 (37th Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems), Baltimore, MD, March 12-14, 2003, vol. ?, pp. ?-?.<br />[35] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Minimum total-squared-correlation design of DS-CDMA binary signature sets,’’ in Proceedings IEEE GLOBECOM 2001, Comm. Theory Symposium, San Antonio, TX, Nov. 25-29, 2001, vol. 2, pp. 801-805.<br />[34] Z. Liu and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Reliability-based near maximum-likelihood multiuser detection,’’ in Proceedings IEEE MILCOM 2001 (Conf. on Military Communications), Tysons Corner, VA, Oct. 28-31, 2001, vol. 1, pp. 576-580.<br />[33] L. P. Kondi, S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and A. K. Katsaggelos, ‘‘Joint source-channel coding for scalable video over DS-CDMA multipath fading channels,’’ in Proceedings IEEE ICIP 2001 (International Conf. on Image Proc.), Thessaloniki, Greece, Oct. 7-10, 2001, vol. 1, pp. 994-997.<br />[32] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ‘‘New bounds on the total-squared-correlation and optimum design of DS-CDMA binary signature sets,’’ in Proceedings IEEE ICT 2001 (International Conf. on Telecomm.), Bucharest, Romania, June 4-7, 2001, vol. 3, pp. 260-265 (IEEE ICT 2001 Best Paper Award).<br />[31] Z. Liu and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Near-ML multiuser detection,’’ in Proceedings of SPIE, Digital Wireless Communication Conf., AeroSense, Orlando, FL, April 17-18, 2001, vol. 4395, pp. 65-74.<br />[30] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Adaptive assignment of binary user spreading codes in DS-CDMA systems,’’ in Proceedings of SPIE, Digital Wireless Communication Conf., AeroSense, Orlando, FL, April 17-18, 2001, vol. 4395, pp. 137-144.<br />[29] D. A. Pados and G. N. Karystinos, ‘‘Short-data-record estimators of the MVDR/MMSE filter,’’ in Proceedings IEEE ICASSP 2000 (International Conf. on Acoust., Speech, and Signal Proc.), Istanbul, Turkey, June 5-9, 2000, vol. 1, pp. 384-387. <br />[28] D. A. Pados and G. N. Karystinos, ‘‘A sequence of MVDR filter estimators,’’ in Proceedings ICT 2000 (International Conf. on Telecomm.), Acapulco, Mexico, May 22-25, 2000, vol. 2, pp. 790-794.<br />[27] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, “Recovering the phase of blind DS/CDMA channel estimates,’’ in Proceedings ICT 2000 (International Conf. on Telecomm.), Acapulco, Mexico, May 22-25, 2000, vol. 2, pp. 1010-1014.<br />Conference Publications (cntd)<br />[26] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Multiuser differential-PSK demodulators for DS/CDMA signals,’’ in Proceedings of SPIE, Digital Wireless Communication Conf., AeroSense, Orlando, FL, April 27-28, 2000, vol. 4045, pp. 155-166.<br />[25] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, “Supervised phase correction of blind space-time DS/ CDMA channel estimates,’’ in Proceedings CISS 2000 (34th Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems), Princeton, NJ, March 15-17, 2000, vol. I, pp. TA8a5-TA8a10. <br />[24] G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ‘‘On DPSK demodulation of DS/CDMA signals,’’ in Proceedings IEEE GLOBECOM’99, Comm. Theory Symposium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dec. 5-9, 1999, vol. 5, pp. 2487-2492.<br />[23] S. N. Batalama, M. J. Medley, and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Adaptive robust DS-SS signal processingwith short data records,’’ in Proceedings American Inst. of Aeronautics and Astronautics(AIAA) 1999 Space Technology Conf., Albuquerque, NM, Sept. 28-30, 1999, pp. ?-?, and in Proceedings 1999 Workshop on Defense Applications of Signal Proc. (DASP’99),LaSalle, IL, Aug. 22-27, 1999, pp. 19-24. <br />[22] D. A. Pados, M. J. Medley, and S. N. Batalama, ‘‘Adaptive antenna array receivers for spread- spectrum signals in impulsive noise,’’ in Proceedings of SPIE, Digital Wireless Communication Conf., AeroSense, Orlando, FL, April 5, 1999, vol. 3708, pp. 118-127.<br />[21] D. A. Pados, J. H. Michels, T. Tsao, and M. C. Wicks, ‘‘Joint domain space-time adaptive processing with small training data sets,’’ in Proceedings 1998 IEEE Radar Conf., Dallas, TX, May 11-14, 1998, pp. 99-104.<br />[20] D. A. Pados and S. N. Batalama, ‘‘Joint space-time auxiliary-vector filtering for DS/CDMA systems with antenna arrays,’’ in Proceedings CISS’98 (32nd Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems), Princeton, NJ, March 18-20, 1998, vol. II, pp. 1007-1013.<br />[19] D. A. Pados and S. N. Batalama, ‘‘Fast joint space-time adaptive processing for DS/CDMA antenna array systems,’’ in Proceedings ICT’98 (International Conf. on Telecomm.), Porto Carras, Greece, June 22-25, 1998, vol. I, pp. 377-381.<br />[18] S. N. Batalama, M. J. Medley, and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Outlier resistant DS-SS signal processing,’’ in Proceedings Thirty Second Annual Asilomar Conf. on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, California, Nov. 1-4, 1998, vol. 1, pp. 573-577.<br />[17] D. A. Pados and S. N. Batalama, ‘‘Fast space-time adaptive processing for DS/SS antenna array systems,’’ in Proceedings IEEE MILCOM’98 (Conf. on Military Communications), Boston, MA, Oct. 18-21, 1998, vol. 1, pp. 328-332.<br />[16] A. Kansal, S. N. Batalama, and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Linear maximum SINR RAKE processing for frequency-selective DS-CDMA channels,’’ in Proceedings CISS’97 (31st Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems), Baltimore, MD, March 22-24, 1997, pp. 972-977.<br />Conference Publications (cntd) <br />[15] D. A. Pados, F. J. Lombardo, and S. N. Batalama, ‘‘Adaptive minimum bit-error-rate steering of auxiliary-vector DS/CDMA detectors,’’ IEEE Intern. Symposium on Inform. Theory, Uhlm, Germany, June 29 - July 4, 1997, p. 488, and invited paper in Proceedings ICT’97 (International Conf. on Telecomm.), Melbourne, Australia, April 2-5, 1997, pp. 389-394.<br />[14] I. N. Psaromiligkos, S. N. Batalama, and D. A. Pados, ‘‘On the bit error rate surfaces of linear DS-CDMA receivers,’’ in Proceedings CISS’97 (31st Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems), Baltimore, MD, March 22-24, 1997, pp. 713-718.<br />[13] D. A. Pados and S. N. Batalama, ‘‘Auxiliary-vector DS/CDMA receivers,’’ in Proceedings International Symp. on Information Theory and its Applications, Victoria, B.C., Canada, Sept. 17-20, 1996, pp. 547-550.<br />[12] D. A. Pados and S. N. Batalama, ‘‘FIR filters for blind detection of CDMA signals,’’ in Proceedings 8th IEEE Signal Proc. Workshop on Stat. Signal and Array Processing, Corfu, Greece, June 24-26, 1996, pp. 494-497.<br />[11] I. N. Psaromiligkos, S. N. Batalama, and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Adaptive minimum probability of error linear-filter receivers for DS-CDMA channels,’’ in Proceedings CISS’96 (30th Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems), Princeton, NJ, March 19-21, 1996, pp. 90-94.<br />[10] S. N. Batalama, D. A. Pados, and I. N. Psaromiligkos, ‘‘Minimum bit-error-rate decision fusion receivers for robust DS/Spread-Spectrum communications," in Proceedings IEEE MILCOM’96 (Conf. on Military Comm.), McLean, VA, Oct. 29-31, 1996, vol. 3, pp. 959- 963.<br />[9] S. N. Batalama and D. A. Pados, ‘‘On Wiener reconstruction filters and DS/CDMA multiuser detection,’’ invited paper in Proceedings ICT’96 (International Conf. on Telecomm.), Istanbul, Turkey, April 12-16, 1996, pp. 418-422.<br />[8] S. N. Batalama and D. A. Pados, ‘‘Blind real-time low-complexity receivers for DS-CDMA mobile users,’’ in Proceedings IEEE GLOBECOM’95, Comm. Theory Mini Conf., Singapore, Nov. 13-17, 1995, pp. 122-125.<br />[7] D. A. Pados and P. Papantoni-Kazakos, ‘‘A note on the estimation of the generalization error and the prevention of overfitting,’’ invited paper in Proceedings IEEE ICNN’94 (International Conf. on Neural Networks), Orlando, FL, June 27 - July 2, 1994, vol. 1, pp. 321-326.<br />[6] D. A. Pados and P. Papantoni-Kazakos, ‘‘A class of Neyman-Pearson and Bayes learning algorithms for neural classification,’’ in Proceedings IEEE ISIT’94 (International Symp. on Information Theory), University of Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway, June 27- July 1, 1994, p. 218.<br />[5] D. A. Pados and P. Papantoni-Kazakos, ‘‘Using radial basis function networks for the training of multilayer perceptrons,’’ in Proceedings CISS’94 (28th Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems), Princeton, NJ, March 16-18, 1994, pp. 970-975.<br />Conference Publications (cntd)<br /> <br />[4] D. A. Pados and P. Papantoni-Kazakos, ‘‘New learning algorithms for binary hypothesis testing with guaranteed convergence to the optimal Neyman-Pearson or Bayes designs,’’ in Proceedings WCNN’93 (World Congress on Neural Networks), Portland, OR, July 11-15, 1993, pp. ?-?.<br />[3] D. A. Pados, P. Papantoni-Kazakos, D. Kazakos, and A. G. Koyiantis, ‘‘Information measures for learning in neural binary classifiers,’’ in Proceedings CISS’93 (27th Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems), Baltimore, MD, March 24-26, 1993, pp. 852-857.<br />[2] D. A. Pados, P. Papantoni-Kazakos, D. Kazakos, and A. G. Koyiantis, ‘‘The use of the Kullback-Leibler distance for learning in neural binary classifiers,’’ in Proceedings COMCON 4 (4th International Conf. on Advances in Communication and Control Systems), special session on Neural Network Frontiers in Communication Systems, Rhodes, Greece, June 14-18, 1993, pp. 674-685,andinvited paper in Proceedings First US/Japan Conf. on the Frontiers of Statistical Modeling, Volume 3: Engineering and Scientific Applications, H. Bozdogan, Ed., Kluwer Academic Publ., Knoxville, TN, May 24-29, 1993, pp. 267-292.<br />[1] K. W. Halford, D. Kazakos, D. A. Pados, and P. Papantoni-Kazakos, ‘‘Neural network structures with feedback in binary hypothesis testing,’’ in Proceedings IEEE Intern. Conf. on Syst., Man, and Cybern., Charlottesville, VA, Oct. 13-16, 1991, vol. 3, pp. 1479-1486.<br />Research Grants<br />[21]PI/PD (%effort: 33%), ‘‘Cognitive Jointly Optimal Code-division Channelization and Routing over Cooperative Links,’’ Air Force Research Laboratory, Award No. FA8750-11-1-0016, Oct. 19, 2010 - Oct. 18, 2013. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[20]PI/PD (%effort: 50%), ‘‘RFID Technology and Systems,’’ Cameron Corporation, Nov. 1, 2010 - Oct. 31, 2011. Administrative Unit: University at Buffalo Foundation.<br />[19]PI (%effort: 33%), ‘‘Dynamic Routing and Spread-Spectrum Channelization for Cognitive Ad Hoc Networking,’’ Air Force Office of Scientific Research STTR Program w/ ANDRO Computational Solutions, LLC, Rome, NY, April 21, 2011 - Dec. 20, 2011. PI/PD: T. Melodia, Assist. Prof. EE, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[18]PI (%effort: 33%), ‘‘Dynamic Cross-Layer Design for Robust Cognitive Networking with Physical Channel and Delay Awareness,’’ Air Force Office of Scientific Research SBIR Program w/ Intelligent Automation, Inc., Rockville, MD, May 1, 2011 - Oct. 31, 2011. PI/PD: T. Melodia, Assist. Prof. EE, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[17]PI (%effort: 25%), ‘‘Networking on Underwater Acoustic MIMO Links,’’ National Science Foundation, Division of Computer and Network Systems, Grant No. CNS-1055945, Sept. 1, 2010 - Aug. 31, 2012. PI/PD: T. Melodia, Assist. Prof. EE, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[16]PI/PD (%effort: 28.5%), ‘‘Cognitive Airborne Networking: Self-aware Communications via Sensing, Adaptation, and Cross-layer Optimization,’’ Air Force Research Laboratory, Award No. FA8750-08-1-0063, Jan. 29, 2008 - Oct. 28, 2010. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[15]PI (%effort: 50%), ‘‘Blind spread-spectrum steganalysis via iterative techniques,’’ Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Award No. FA9550-07-1-0400, Apr. 1, 2007 – Nov. 30, 2009. PI/PD: S. N. Batalama, Prof. EE, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[14]PI/PD (%effort: 100%), ‘‘Two Key Issues in Interference Avoidance and Mitigation: Adaptive Digital Signature Design and Short-data-record Adaptive Filtering,’’ Air Force Research Laboratory, Award No. FA8750-04-2-0179, May 24, 2004 - Nov. 23, 2007. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[13]PI (%effort: 50%), ‘‘(TCATS) Signature Waveform Design, Interference Suppression, and Data Authentication for Wireless Sensor Networks,’’ Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Award No. FA9550-04-1-0256, May 1, 2004 - Sept. 30, 2009. PI/PD: S. N. Batalama, Assoc. Prof. EE, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[12]PI/PD (%effort: 50%), ‘‘Framework for Detection of Hidden Communications,’’ Air Force Research Laboratory, Award No. FA8750-04-1-0091, Apr. 27, 2004 - Oct. 26, 2005. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />Research Grants (cntd)<br />[11]PI/PD (%effort: 50%), ‘‘A Spread-Spectrum Approach to Next Generation Intrusion Detection,’’ Air Force Research Laboratory, Award No. F30602-03-2-0023, Jan. 7, 2003 - July 7, 2004. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[10]PI (%effort: 50%), ‘‘ITR: Development of a Novel Short-Data-Record Adaptive Filtering Framework for Rapidly Changing Communications Environments,’’ National Science Foundation, Computer-Communications Research, Grant No. CCR-0219903, Aug. 15, 2002 - July 31, 2005. PI/PD: S. N. Batalama, Assoc. Prof. EE, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[9]PI/PD (%effort: 50%), ‘‘Smart Antennas and DS/CDMA Communications: Basic Algorithmic Developments and Hardware Prototyping,’’ National Science Foundation, Electrical and Communications Systems, Grant No. ECS-0073660, July 1, 2000 - June 30, 2003. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[8]PI (%effort: 50%), ‘‘Short-Data-Record Adaptive Receivers for Rapidly Changing Communications Environments,’’ Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Award No. F49620-01-1-0176, Feb. 15, 2001 - Dec. 31, 2002. PI/PD: S. N. Batalama, Assist. Prof. EE, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[7]PI/PD (%effort: 50%), ‘‘Robust Adaptive Spread-Spectrum Receivers: Smart Antenna/Space- Time Interference Mitigation Techniques,’’ Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Air Force Research Laboratory, Agreement No. F30602-00-1-0520, May 11, 2000 - May 10, 2003. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[6]PI (%effort: 33%), ‘‘A Proposal for Basic Research on Distributed Bayesian-based ID Fusion,’’ Boeing Corporation, Work Order 5-9AAPU-5430-027594, June 15, 2000 - Dec. 15, 2000. PI/PD: J. Llinas, Adj. Prof. IE, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY. Administrative Unit: Calspan - Univ. at Buffalo Research Center (CUBRC) and Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[5]PI (%effort: 50%), ‘‘Non-Least-Squares Robust Spread-Spectrum Communications for Non- Gaussian Channels,’’ Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Award No. F49620-99-1-0035, Nov. 1, 1998 - Oct. 31, 2000. PI/PD: S. N. Batalama, Assist. Prof. EE, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[4]PI/PD (%effort: 50%), ‘‘Joint Space-Time Auxiliary-Vector Filtering for DS/CDMA Systems with Antenna Arrays,’’ National Science Foundation, CISE, Networking and Communications Research, Grant No. CCR-9805359, Aug. 1, 1998 - July 31, 2000. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[3]PI/PD (%effort: 100%), ‘‘Adaptive Array Radars and Joint Space-Time Auxiliary Vector Filtering,’’ Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Award No. F49620-93-C-0063, Jan. 1, 1998 - Mar. 31, 1999. Administrative Unit: Research Foundation of SUNY.<br />[2]PI/PD (%effort: 50%), ‘‘Optimal and Adaptive Data/Decision Fusion for Distributed Multisensor Systems,’’ State of Louisiana Board of Regents, Contract No. LEQSF (1995- 97)-RD-A-35, June 1, 1995 - Dec. 31, 1997. Administrative Unit: University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA.<br />Research Grants (cntd)<br />[1]PI/PD (%effort: 100%), ‘‘Research on Adaptive Non-linear Systems: Generalization Error and Overfitting,’’ The University of Louisiana Summer Research Awards Program, 1997, $3,900. Administrative Unit: University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA.<br />Other Sponsored Research<br />- Summer Research Faculty, ‘‘Adaptive Airborne Array Radars,’’ AFOSR and USAF Rome Laboratory, Rome, NY, May 1997 - July 1997. Administrative Unit: Research and Development Laboratories (RDL), Culver City, CA.<br />Patent<br />- ‘‘Circuitry and method for demodulating code division multiple access (CDMA) signals,’’ S. N. Batalama and D. A. Pados, US Patent 6,078,573, June 20, 2000.<br />Honors, Awards, Recognitions<br />- 2011 University at Buffalo Exceptional Scholar - Sustained Achievement Award. “The Exceptional Scholar Award for Sustained Achievement was created by the University at Buffalo in 2002 to honor outstanding professional achievement that has been focused on a particular body of work over a number of years. This award was created to recognize an unprecedented accomplishment in a senior scholar’s career, distinguishing a body of work of enduring importance that has gone beyond the norm in a particular field of study.”<br />- The 2010 IEEE ICC (International Conf. on Comm.) Best Paper Award in Signal Processing for Communications: ‘‘The outage probability and optimum power assignment for differential amplify-and-forward relaying,” in Proceedings IEEE ICC 2010, Cape Town, South Africa, May, 2010, pp. 1-5, by W. Su, F. Chen, D. A. Pados, and J. D. Matyjas.<br />- 2009 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. “The Chancellor's Awards for Excellence are System-level honors conferred to acknowledge and provide system-wide recognition of and tribute to these individuals' expertise, dedication, and commitment. Award recipients personify professional excellence and serve as role models for the State University of New York community – ‘To Learn, to Search, to Serve.’ ”<br />- 2005 Web of Science Highly Cited Article (New bounds on the total squared correlation and optimum design of DS-CDMA binary signature sets),“ … in the top 1% within its field according to Essential Science IndicatorsSM. Your work is highly influential, and is making a significant impact among your colleagues in your field of study.”<br />- The 2003 IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks Outstanding Paper Award (papers published in years 2000 and 2001): ‘‘On overfitting, generalization, and randomly expanded training sets," IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks,’’ vol. 11, pp. 1050-1057, Sept. 2000, by G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados.<br />- 2001 IEEE ICT (International Conf. on Telecomm.) Best Paper Award: ‘‘New bounds on the total-squared-correlation and optimum design of DS-CDMA binary signature sets,’’ in Proceedings IEEE ICT 2001, vol. 3, pp. 260-265, June 2001, by G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados.<br />Honors, Awards, Recognitions (cntd)<br />- 2002 Junior Faculty ‘‘Raymond J. Riefler’’ Research Award ($500); 1999 Junior Faculty ‘‘Raymond J. Riefler’’ Research Award ($500); 1998 Junior Faculty ‘‘Raymond J. Riefler’’ Research Award ($1,000): School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. <br />- 1997 The University of Louisiana Summer Research Award ($3,900).<br />- 1996 Distinguished Faculty; recognized by the College of Engineering, Office of the Dean, University of Louisiana-Lafayette, for ‘‘truly outstanding teaching and research contributions and service to the University.’’<br />- 1995 State of Louisiana Board of Regents LEQSF R&D Award.<br />Professional Memberships<br />- Member, IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Signal Processing Society, IEEE Information Theory Society, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society.<br />- Member, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).<br />Service @ University at Buffalo<br />University-wide<br />- University Faculty Senator (elected by the School of Eng. and Applied Sciences voting faculty), July 1, 2004 – June 30, 2006; re-elected July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2010; re-elected July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2012. <br />- Faculty Senate Executive Committee Member, Sept. 2009 – June 2010.<br />- Faculty Advisory Committee Member, UB Information and Computing Technology (ICT) Strategic Strength, March 2010 - present. <br />School of Engineering and Applied Sciences<br />- Tenure Committee Member, 2008 – 2011, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.<br />- Bylaws Committee Member, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Feb. 1999 - Dec. 1999.<br />- SENS Committee Member (Science and Engineering Node Services computing technical support). Meetings: 3/23/07, 10/19/07.<br />- Freshman Mentor, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 1999 - 2005. <br />- Honors Students Mentor, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 1999 - 2005.<br />- Participant/presenter: UB Engineering – Northrop Grumman Working Lunch, 12/1/06; UB Engineering – Cameron Day, 3/2/10; Dean’s Award Celebration (Mr. Russ Agrusa), 5/8/10; UB Engineering - Curbell Electronics Day, 5/19/10; UB Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council, Information Systems Focus Group, 10/22/10.<br />Department of Electrical Engineering<br />- Associate Chair, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Sept. 2009 - July 2010.<br />- Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Information and Computing Technology (ICT), Spring 2011.<br />- Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Energy Systems, Spring 2011.<br />- Member, Search Committee, Research Staff Assistant, January 2011.<br />- Member, Ph.D. Student Admissions Committee, Dept. of Electrical Eng., Jan. 2011 – present.<br />- Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Integrated Nanostructured Systems (INS), Spring 2010.<br />- Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Signals/Communications/Networking area, Spring 2010. <br />- Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Review and Reform Committee, Oct. 2009 - Dec. 2010.<br />- Faculty Advisor, HKN Honor Society, Nov. 2000 - present.<br />- Member, Assistant-to-the-Chair Search Committee, May 2009 (Ms. Elise Allen hired as Assistant to the Chair).<br />- EE Depart. Headquarters Group Member (new building). Meetings: 4/8/08, 5/6/08, 6/3/08.<br />- EE Executive Committee Member, Aug. 2006 – June 2009.<br />- Financial Aid Committee Member, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Nov. 2003 – June 2009.<br />- Chair, Faculty Search Committee, RF/Communications area, 2006-07.<br />- Faculty Search Committee Member, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, 1997-98, 1998-99, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06.<br />- Graduate Student Admissions Committee Member, Dept. of Electrical Eng., Aug. 1998 - Aug. 1999 and Sept. 2001 - May 2004.<br />- Director On-line Graduate Admissions, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Aug. 1999 - Sept. 2001 (transitioned the departmental graduate applications and admissions process to the new University web-based program; first Dept. in SEAS to complete transition).<br />- Graduate Affairs Committee Member, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Aug. 1999 - Sept. 2001, Sept. 2003 - May 2004.<br />- Coordinator, EE Ph.D. Oral Qualifying Exam, Spring 2002.<br />- Educational Technology (EdTech) Funds Committee Member, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Aug. 1998 - Sept. 2001.<br />Othet service/volunteer activities @ UB<br />- Panelist/Reviewer, UB NSF IGERT proposal selection, Office of Assoc. Vice President for Research, April 2011.<br />- Organizer, Graduate Seminar Series (EE 585) Fall 1998; Spring 1999 three invited lecturers, two in Fall 2000, one in Spring 2003; speaker in Fall 2004 (“Optimal Signature Design for Spread-Spectrum Steganography,” 11/19/04), speaker in Spring 2007 (“Recent Advances in the Field of Information Theory,” 2/23/07), speaker in Fall 2010 (“Compressed Sensing using Generalized Polygon Samplers”).<br />- Volunteer speaker/participant, EE Junior Students Advisement Circus, ‘‘Communications and Signals @ UB’’ presentation and student advisement.<br />- Volunteer speaker/advisor, New Graduate Students Orientation Day, Communications group respresentative.<br />- “Dine with the Undergraduates;” a faculty dines with undergraduates by student invitation; program sponsored by Faculty Senate Chair.<br />- Participant, University at Buffalo Spring Research Festival, Office of the Provost.<br />- Volunteer speaker/participant, UB Preview Day and EE Graduate Recruitment Day.<br />