Jeffrey Andrews

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Electrical and Computer Engineering


Cockrell Family Chair in Engineering #17

Jeffrey Andrews 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 Cockrell Family Endowed Chair in Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin.  He has worked in industry at Qualcomm and Intel and consulted widely on wireless communications.

Dr. Andrews is an ISI Highly Cited Researcher and has been co-recipient of 15 best paper awards including the 2016 IEEE Communications Society & Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award, the 2014 IEEE Stephen O. Rice Prize, the 2014 and 2018 IEEE Leonard G. Abraham Prize, the 2011 and 2016 IEEE Heinrich Hertz Prize, and the 2010 IEEE ComSoc Best Tutorial Paper Award.  He received the 2015 Terman Award, the NSF CAREER Award, is an IEEE Fellow, and received the 2019 IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu technical field award.

Jeffrey G. Andrews is a Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. He holds the Cullen Trust for Higher Education Endowed Professorship in Engineering #1. Dr. Andrews received the National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2007 and has been co-author of five best paper award recipients, two at Globecom (2006 and 2009), Asilomar (2008), the 2010 IEEE Communications Society Best Tutorial Paper Award, and the 2011 Communications Society Heinrich Hertz Prize. His research interests are in communication theory, information theory, and stochastic geometry applied to wireless cellular and ad hoc networks.

  • Wireless Communication
  • Information Theory
  • Communication Theory
  • Stochastic Geometry
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Campus location:
EER 6.880