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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Haimovich, Alexander M.

Contact Info
Title: Distinguished Professor
Office: 321 ece
Hours: Monday 3-4 pm Wednesday 11-12 pm
Phone: 973-596-3534
Dept: ece

About Me

Alex Haimovich is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He recently served as the Director of the New Jersey Center for Wireless Telecommunications, a state funded consortium consisting of NJIT, Princeton University, Rutgers University and Stevens Institute of Technology. He has been at NJIT since 1992. Prior to that, he served as Chief Scientist of JJM Systems from 1990 until 1992. From 1983-1990 he worked in a variety of capacities, up to senior staff consultant, for AEL Industries. He received the Ph.D. degree in systems from the University of Pennsylvania in 1989, the M. Sc. degree in electrical engineering from Drexel University in 1983, and the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the Technion, Haifa, Israel in 1977. His research interests include space-time codes and turbo space-time codes in MIMO communications, peak-to-average power problems in OFDM systems, topics in ultra-wideband communications, cooperative networking, MIMO radar. He recently served as Chair of the Communication Theory Symposium at Globecom 2003. He is currently an associate editor for the IEEE Communications Letters and a guest editor for the EURASIP Journal of Applied Signal Processing Special Issue on Turbo Coding.


  • Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, B.S., 1977.
  • Drexel University, M.S., 1983.
  • University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D., 1989.

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