Georgios B. Giannakis

Professor, ADC Chair in Wireless Telecommunications
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota


Contact Information

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engr.
University of Minnesota
200 Union Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Tel: (612) 626-7781
Fax: (612) 625-4583

University Service

Department committees

  • Preliminary Exam Committee, F'00, S'01, F'04, F'06, F'07 (UMN)
  • Endowed Chair Selection Committee, F'01, S'02 (UMN)
  • Faculty Search Committee, F'99, S'00, F'00, S'01, F'01, S'02, S'03, S'04, F'06, S'07, S'10 (UMN)
  • Industrial Relations Committee, S'00, F'00, S'01 (UMN)
  • Graduate Committee, (chair), F'97, S'98 (UVA)
  • IEEE Student Advisor (UVA-EE Chapter), F'96, S'97 (UVA)
  • Eminent Speakers Series, (chair), F'95, S'96, F'96, S'97 (UVA)
  • Chairman's Search Committee, (member), F'95, S'96 (UVA)
  • Graduate Committee, (member), F'91, S'92, F'92, F'94, F'96 (UVA)
  • Doctoral Exam Ad hoc Committee, (chair), F'94 (UVA)
  • Computer Equipment Committee, (member), F'88, S'89, F'89, F'90, S'91, F'91, F'94 (UVA)
  • Personnel Committee, (member), F'88, S'89, F'89, S'90, F'90, S'91, F'91, S'92 (UVA)
  • Undergraduate Committee, (member), S'88 (UVA)
  • Graduate Student Advisory Committees: 50 (as chairman or member), 25 (as advisor) (UVA/UMN)

School of Engineering committee

  • Endowed Chair Search Committee, Digital Technology Center, F'01, S'02 , chair; F'02, S'03, S'04 member (UMN)
  • By-laws Committee, S'94, F'94 (UVA)

International Committees

  • Co-Advisor and member of a Ph.D. Thesis in Univ. of Padua, Italy, 2010
  • Co-Advisor and member of two Ph.D. defenses in Carlos III Univ., Madrid, Spain, 2006 and 2007
  • Juror of a Ph.D. defense in Telecom, Paris, France, June 2001
  • Opponent for a PhD defense in KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, November 1998
  • Member of a Ph.D. Thesis Committee, Univ. of Cergy Pontoise, France, October 1998
  • Member of an Assist. Prof. Election Committee in Telecom, Paris, France, October 1998
  • Reader of a Ph.D. Thesis, Grenoble, France, 1995
  • Reader of a Ph.D. Thesis, IIT, Madras, India, 1994