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Dimitrie Popescu

Dimitrie Popescu


PROFESSOR
Electrical & Computer Engineering

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231G KAUFMAN HALL
NORFOLK, VA 23529

Email: dpopescu@odu.edu

Phone: 757-683-5414


Biography


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  • Expertise

    Computer Engineering
    Embedded Systems, Wireless Networking
  • Research Interests

    Research Interests: Wireless communications: distributed optimization in wireless systems; spectrum sensing and modulation classification, multiple antenna and MIMO systems, interference avoidance/suppression and power control, OFDM and multicarrier systems, ultra wideband systems, vehicular networks.Control theory: optimal control and filtering for deterministic and stochastic systems, Kalman filtering.Digital signal processing: adaptive algorithms, Wiener filering, speech processing.
  • 2016: Exemplary reviewer for IEEE Communications Letters, IEEE Communications Society
  • 2015: Outstanding teaching award, ECE Department
  • 2014: Doctoral mentoring award nominee, Old Dominion University
  • 2010: Excellence in teaching award, Batten College of Engineering and Technology
  • 2005: IEEE Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • 2003: Honorable mention for outstanding dissertation research , Rutgers University Graduate School of New Brunswick
  • 1999: Second prize, AT&T Student Research Symposium
  • 1996: Scholarship, German Academic Exchange Service – DAAD
  • 1987: Third prize in the Student Scientific Session, Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Sandy, M.; Popescu, D. C.; Ash, R. L. "Undergrad Student Instrument Project (USIP)" $196,527. Federal. May 19, 2016 - September 30, 2019
    Popescu, D. C.; Ash, R. L. "Virginia Cubesat Constellation" $100,000. Federal. May 9, 2016 - September 8, 2019
    Popescu, D. C.; Belfore II, L. A. "Develop Spectrum Monitoring System for Standard and Non-standard Based Wireless Protocols" $55,085. Commercial. January, 2019 - April, 2019
    Belfore II, L. A.; Popescu, D. C. "Engineering Support for the Tactical Remote Sensor System" $74,121. Commercial. January, 2019 - April, 2019
    Popescu, D. C. "Upgrade and Maintenance for Old Dominion University Satellite Ground Station" $6,500. State. January 1, 2015 - May 30, 2016
    Popescu, D. C. "Sensors for engineering research and teaching at Old Dominion University" $14,000. Private. January 30, 2013 - December 15, 2013
    Popescu, D. C. "A Study of Interference Alignment in Practical Scenarios" $8,500. Other. May 15, 2013 - August 14, 2013
    Popescu, D. C. "Dean's faculty development grant" $1,500. February, 2012 - June, 2012
    Popescu, D. C. "Development of a Laboratory for Small Satellite Technologies at Old Dominion University" $10,000. State. December 1, 2011 - May 30, 2012
    Popescu, D. C.; Olariu, S. "TRENDS: A Cyber-Physical System for Traffic Related Event Detection and Dissemination" $17,000. Old Dominion University. May, 2011 - July, 2011
    Popescu, D. C. "Dean's faculty development grant" $2,000. November, 2010 - May, 2011
    Popescu, D. C. "Investigating Performance of Feedback-Based Transmitter Adaptation Schemes in Dynamic Wireless Networks" $7,000. Old Dominion University. May, 2010 - June, 2010
    Popescu, D. C. "Equipment grant: wireless measurement and monitoring devices for senior design projects" $14,000. January, 2010 - January, 2010
    Popescu, D. C. "Dean's faculty development grant" $1,500. November, 2009 - November, 2009
    Popescu, D. C.; Shadaram, M. "Advanced Research Program grant 010115- 0013-2006: Multilayer Design of Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks" $50,000. May, 2006 - June, 2008
    Popescu, D. C. "Adaptive Algorithms for Transmitter/Receiver Optimization in Dynamic Wireless Systems" $3,000. January, 2008 - May, 2008
    Popescu, D. C.; Chronopoulos, A. T. "ITR: Computationally Efficient Methods for Power Control in Wireless Systems" $150,000. August, 2003 - December, 2006
    Popescu, D. C. "Advanced Technology Program grant 000512- 0261-2003: Design of High-Performance Architectures for Efficient Reception of Ultra Wideband Signals" $63,000. January, 2004 - August, 2006