Professor Rod Kennedy

Academic Qualifications

PhD (SysEng) Australian National University 1989
ME (EE) The University of Newcastle (Australia) 1985
BE (EE, Hons.1, Uni Medal) University of New South Wales 1982

Highlights, Service and Leadership 

Fellow IEEE (2005)
400+ Publications, Google-Scholar h-index of 39 and 7,600 citations
47 PhD Students (3 current)
ATERB Medal, UNSW University Medal and 4 prizes in mathematics and engineering
26 External Grants and Industry Research Contracts (excluding major centres) total value $8M
17 ARC Grants (Large ARC/Discovery/Linkage, etc., including ARC QEII Fellow 1990–1993)
1994–2004 Head of Department, Telecommunications Engineering, RSISE
2006–2008 Head of Department, Information Engineering, RSISE
2008–2010 Director of Research, CECS
2014–2016 Associate Director (Education), Research School of Engineering
ARC Research Evaluation Committee (REC) member in ERA 2010
11 years Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications
Full Professor at ANU since 2000
Investigator/participant in research centers: CRASys CRC, National ICT Australia (NICTA), ARC Communications Research Network (ACoRN)Past Editorial Board Member for: Foundations and Trends in Communications and Information Theory; and International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing 


Active ARC Grants

• $381,000 ARC Discovery Grant DP170101897: “Advanced sampling and processing for diffusion magnetic resonance imaging” (Lead CI, with P. Sadeghi and A. Daducci), 2017–2019.

• $424,300 ARC Discovery Grant DP150101011: “Harnessing Spherical Geometry in Scientific and Engineering Data Processing” (Lead CI, with S. Durrani and J. McEwen), 2015–2018. 


Broad and mostly theory based.

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