Kaushik Chowdhury, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Faculty Fellow, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Northeastern University


Chowdhury is Associate Professor and Faculty Fellow in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Northeastern University, Boston, MA. He was awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in Jan. 2017 by President Obama, the DARPA Young Faculty Award in 2017, the Office of Naval Research Director of Research Early Career Award in 2016, and the NSF CAREER award in 2015. He received multiple best paper awards, including the IEEE INFOCOM conference in 2018, ICC conference, in 2009, ’12 and ’13, and ICNC conference in 2013. His works have gathered over 10,600 citations. His current research interests include machine learning for radios, networking for unmanned aerial systems, wireless RF energy harvesting and IoT and in the area of intra/on-body communication. He is a co-director for the Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research project office, a joint $100 million public-private partnership between the US National Science Foundation and a wireless industry consortium to create city-scale testing platforms. He is also leading a large-scale program on Advancing Warfighter Technologies supported by ONR and is the lead PI of the Northeastern University DARPA RFMLS project team.


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