Upamanyu Madhow is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at UCSB.
His research interests span wireless communication, signal processing, bio-inspired design, and machine learning. He actively engages in technology transfer of his academic research.
He is a founder of ShadowMaps, where he is working on algorithms, intellectual property, and commercialization strategy for localization and mapping based on GNSS shadow matching.
He has co-founded two prior companies, Bytemobile (now part of Citrix) and Wirama (now part of Checkpoint Systems) in mobile data and RFID localization, respectively.
He is a Fellow of the IEEE, recipient of the National Science Foundation Career award, and co-recipient of the IEEE Marconi prize paper award in wireless communications.
He is the author of two textbooks in communication systems, published by Cambridge University Press. He holds 14 U.S. patents.