Jeffrey Andrews (S’98, M’02, SM’06, F’13) received the B.S. in Engineering with High Distinction from Harvey Mudd College, and the M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He is the Truchard Family Chair in Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin where he is Director of the 6G@UT research center. He developed CDMA systems at Qualcomm, and has served as a consultant to Samsung, Nokia, Qualcomm, Apple, Verizon, AT&T, Intel, Microsoft, Sprint, and NASA. He is co-author of the books Fundamentals of WiMAX (Prentice-Hall, 2007) and Fundamentals of LTE (Prentice-Hall, 2010). He was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications from 2014-2016, and is the founding Chair of the Steering Committee for the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory (2018-23, and the Chair of the IEEE Communication Theory Technical Committee (2021-22).
Dr. Andrews is an IEEE Fellow and ISI Highly Cited Researcher and has been co-recipient of 15 best paper awards including the 2016 IEEE Communications Society & Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award, the 2014 IEEE Stephen O. Rice Prize, the 2014 and 2018 IEEE Leonard G. Abraham Prize, the 2011 and 2016 IEEE Heinrich Hertz Prize, and the 2010 IEEE ComSoc Best Tutorial Paper Award. His other major awards include the 2015 Terman Award, the NSF CAREER Award, the 2021 Gordon Lepley Memorial Teaching Award at UT Austin, the 2021 IEEE ComSoc Joe LoCicero Service Award, the 2019 IEEE Wireless Communications Technical Committee Recognition Award, and the 2019 IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award, which is an IEEE Technical Field Award.