Professor of Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Departmental Research Area
Signal, Information & Multimedia Processing
Individual Research Interest
Convex optimization theory, information theory, signal processing, MIMO communication systems.
Daniel P Palomar received the Electrical Engineering and PhD degrees (both with honors) from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, in 1998 and 2003, respectively.
He is a Professor in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, and a member of the Center for Wireless Information Technology at HKUST. He has held several visiting research appointments, namely, at King's College London (KCL), London, UK, during 1998; Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona, from January 1999 to December 2003; Stanford University, Stanford, CA, from April to November 2001; Telecommunications Technological Center of Catalonia (CTTC), Barcelona, from January to December 2002; Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden, from August to November 2003; University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy, from November 2003 to February 2004; Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, from March 2004 to July 2006. He held a visiting professor appointment at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) in 2005.
His primary research interests include information-theoretic and signal processing aspects of MIMO channels, with special emphasis on convex optimization theory applied to communication systems. He is the lead guest editor of the 2007 special issue of IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications on "Optimization of MIMO Transceivers for Realistic Communication Networks: Challenges and Opportunities."
Prof Palomar received a 2004/06 Fulbright Research Fellowship; the 2004 Young Author Best Paper Award by the IEEE Signal Processing Society; (co-recipient of) the 2006 Best Student Paper Award at ICASSP'06; the 2002/03 best PhD prize in Information Technologies and Communications by the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC); the 2002/03 Rosina Ribalta first prize for the Best Doctoral Thesis in Information Technologies and Communications by the Epson Foundation; and the 2004 prize for the best Doctoral Thesis in Advanced Mobile Communications by the Vodafone Foundation and COIT.