Jeff Andrews

The Cullen Trust for Higher Education Endowed Professor in Engineering #1


Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jeffrey Andrews (S98, M02, SM06, F13) received the B.S. in Engineering with High Distinction from Harvey Mudd College, and the M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He is the Cullen Trust Endowed Professor (#1) of ECE at the University of Texas at Austin and the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. He developed Code Division Multiple Access systems at Qualcomm from 1995-97, and has consulted for entities including Apple, Samsung, Verizon, AT&T, the WiMAX Forum, Intel, Microsoft, Clearwire, Sprint, and NASA. He is a member of the Technical Advisory Board of Fastback Networks, and co-author of the books Fundamentals of WiMAX (Prentice-Hall, 2007) and Fundamentals of LTE (Prentice-Hall, 2010).

Dr. Andrews is an ISI Highly Cited Researcher, received the National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2007 and has been co-author of fourteen best paper award recipients including the 2016 IEEE Communications Society & Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award, the 2011 and 2016 IEEE Heinrich Hertz Prize, the 2014 IEEE Stephen O. Rice Prize, and the 2014 IEEE Leonard G. Abraham Prize. He received the 2015 Terman Award, is an IEEE Fellow, and is an elected member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Information Theory Society.

Research Interests:

  • Wireless Communication
  • Information Theory
  • Communication Theory
  • Stochastic Geometry