J. Nicholas Laneman

Assistant Professor
Notre Dame University


J. Nicholas Laneman is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. He earned Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, in 2002 and 1997, respectively, and B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and in Computer Science from Washington University, St. Louis, MO, in 1995. His current research interests are in communications architecture---a combination of information theory, signal processing for communications, network protocols, and hardware design--- specifically for wireless systems. He received a PECASE and NSF CAREER Award in 2006, a ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award in 2003, and the MIT EECS Harold L. Hazen Teaching Award in 2001. He is a member of IEEE, ASEE, and Sigma Xi.