UCSB Engineering

Ronald Iltis

Professor Emeritus

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Ronald Iltis


Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

tel: (805) 893-4166
fax: (805) 893-3262

Research Description

wireless networks, signal processing, estimation theory, underwater acoustic communications.

Research Groups


Joining the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in 1984, Professor Iltis\' research interests lie in the areas of wireless networks and estimation theory. His current research focuses on physical-layer wireless networks for 4G, including MIMO-OFDM and CDMA-OFDM hybrid signaling. Prof. Iltis is also involved in projects on underwater acoustic communications, sensor networks and radiolocation.


  • Fred W Ellersick Award, Military Communications, 1990
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, Tau Beta Pi, 1990

Selected Publications

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