PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Louisiana State University, 2009
MS, Electrical Engineering, University Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania), 2004
BS, Electrical Engineering, University Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania), 2003
Information theory, wireless communications, signal processing
Core Research Area: Communications and Signal Processing
Strategic Research Area: Distributed Sensing and Decision Making
Surya Mallapragada, Iowa State University’s inaugural Carol Vohs Johnson Chair (“Carol’s Chair”) in Chemical and Biological Engineering, a professor of materials science and engineering and an associate of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, believes in the power and potential of bio- and bio-inspired materials to improve human health.