Harpreet S. Dhillon

Harpreet Dhillon 

Harpreet S. Dhillon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Elizabeth and James E. Turner Jr. ’56 Faculty Fellow
Area Chair, Communications

Wireless@Virginia Tech
Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA

Selected News

Recent Journal Submissions

Current Research Interests

  • Stochastic geometry for wireless networks

  • Machine learning for communication systems

  • Heterogeneous cellular networks (HetNets)

  • Internet of things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications

  • Energy harvesting in wireless networks

  • Smart and connected communities

  • Cyber-physical systems

Brief Biography

Harpreet S. Dhillon received the B.Tech. degree in electronics and communication engineering from IIT Guwahati in 2008, the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech in 2010, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2013. After serving as a Viterbi Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Southern California for a year, he joined Virginia Tech in 2014, where he is currently an Associate Professor of electrical and computer engineering and the Elizabeth and James E. Turner Jr. ’56 Faculty Fellow. His research interests include communication theory, wireless networks, stochastic geometry, geolocation, and machine learning. He is a Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher and has coauthored five best paper award recipients including the 2014 IEEE Leonard G. Abraham Prize, the 2015 IEEE ComSoc Young Author Best Paper Award, and the 2016 IEEE Heinrich Hertz Award. He was named the 2017 Outstanding New Assistant Professor, the 2018 Steven O. Lane Junior Faculty Fellow, and the 2018 College of Engineering Faculty Fellow by Virginia Tech. His other academic honors include the 2008 Agilent Engineering and Technology Award, the UT Austin MCD Fellowship, and the 2013 UT Austin Wireless Networking and Communications Group leadership award. He currently serves as an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, the IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, and the IEEE Wireless Communications Letters.

Contact

Harpreet S. Dhillon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Turner Faculty Fellow
Bradley Department of ECE, Virginia Tech

Mail: 432 Durham Hall, 1145 Perry St., Blacksburg, VA 24061

Email: hdhillon(at)vt(dot)edu
Phone: (540) 231-2129
Fax: (540) 231-2968
Office: Durham 445