T. Ratnarajah (S'94, A'96, M'05, SM'05) holds B. Eng. (Hons), M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. He is an internationally renowned scholar with a strong commitment to excellence, creativity, and visionary thinking. He has been active in the area of wireless communications, signal processing, information theory and random matrix theory research for the past 26 years and has an outstanding international track record and reputation for his research in this field, as recognized by over 375 peer reviewed papers and four US patents. His papers received over 5000 citations.
He is currently with the Institute for Digital Communications, the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, as a Professor in Digital Communications and Signal Processing. He was a Head of the Institute for Digital Communications during 2016-2018. He has supervised 15 PhD students and 20 post-doctoral research fellows, and raised £5.5 million+ of research funding.
He was the coordinator of the EU projects ADEL (3.7M €) in the area of licensed shared access for 5G wireless networks and HARP (4.6M €) in the area of highly distributed MIMO and EU Future and Emerging Technologies projects HIATUS (3.6M €) in the area of interference alignment and CROWN (3.4M €) in the area of cognitive radio networks. Dr Ratnarajah was an associate editor IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 2015-2017 and Technical co-chairs, The 17th IEEE International workshop on Signal Processing advances in Wireless Communications, Edinburgh, UK, 3-6, July, 2016. Dr. Ratnarajah is a member of the American Mathematical Society and Information Theory Society and Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA).
Dr Ratnarajah was born and educated up to secondary school level in Sri Lanka. He left Sri Lanka in December 1989 to pursue his higher education (BEng (Hons), MSc and PhD) and has been working in various places in United Kingdom and Canada. He is a naturalized citizen of Canada since 2000 and a naturalized citizen of United Kingdom since 2010.
BOOK: "Spectrum Sharing: The Next Frontier in Wireless Networks"
Editors: C.B. Constantinos, T. Ratnarajah and D. Slock