Dr. Nicholas J. Kirsch (SM) is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Hampshire. He obtained his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in May 2003. Nicholas received an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications in June 2006 and a Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering in June 2009 from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His research broadly encompasses wireless communication systems including sensor and vehicular networks, cognitive radios, software defined radios, transparent antennas, and spectrum sensing technologies. His work is supported by the National Science Foundation, the Office of Naval Research, Industry, New Hampshire Department of Transportation, University of New Hampshire, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.
Dr. Kirsch has been a member of IEEE since 2000 and actively volunteered since 2013. His currently the Vice President of Finance for the Vehicular Technology Society and also served as Treasurer and Student Fellowship Chair. He is also a member of the Faculty Resource Committee in IEEE Educational Activities. He previously was a member of the Pre-Univeristy and University Resource Committees and the Chair of IEEE Engineerings Projects in Community Service (EPICS).