David W. Matolak

University of South Carolina
IEEE Region
Region 03 (Southeastern U.S.)

David W. Matolak (S’82, M’83, SM’00, F’21) received the B.S. degree from The Pennsylvania State University, M.S. degree from The University of Massachusetts, and Ph.D. degree from The University of Virginia, all in electrical engineering. He has over 25 years’ experience in communication system research, development, and deployment, with industry, government institutions, and academia, including AT&T Bell Labs, L3 Communication Systems, MITRE, and Lockheed Martin. He has over 250 publications and eight patents. He was a professor at Ohio University (1999-2012), and since 2012 has been a professor at the University of South Carolina. He has organized multiple IEEE workshops and special sessions, and has been Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology and Transactions on Wireless Communications. His research interests are radio channel modeling, reliable and secure communications, and communication techniques for non-stationary fading channels. Prof. Matolak is also a member of standards groups in RTCA and ITU, and a member of Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, URSI, ASEE, and AIAA.