PALLAPA VENKATARAM Received the Ph.D degree in Information Sciences from the University of Sheffield, U.K.in 1986.
He is currently a Professor of Electrical Communication Engineering
with Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, where he is involved
in Wireless Access Research and Protocol Engineering. He was with Hindustan
Aeronautical Limited, Bangalore, India, as a Deputy Manager ( Computers)
from 1980 to 1982, where he worked mainly on systems design for financial
and material management systems. He was a Visiting Scientist at the University
of Maryland, Baltimore, USA and at the University of Montreal, Canada,
In 1995, he was a Visiting Researcher at the University of Enschede, The Netherlands. He was a Visiting Professor at NORTEL (Northern Telecom), Canada in 1998 and at SK University, Anantapur, India, in 1997. He serves on several advisory committees and frequently consults to Government and Industry. He has published over 102 papers and he co-authored a chapter in the recently published book "Mobile Multimedia Communications".
He was a Program Chair for the International Symposium on Wireless Communications for the Next Millennium (ISWCM'98).