Hana Godrich

Associate Teaching Professor Emeritus


Website: PowR Lab website

Dr. Hana Godrich is an associate teaching professor with the ECE department. She served as the ECE department Undergraduate Program director between 2016 to 2019 and coordinates the department capstone (senior year) design program. Dr. Godrich research interests are in indoor and outdoor localization using multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems, energy management, and sustainability.


Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2010

M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University, Israel, 1993

B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Technion Institute of Technology, Israel, 1987



2014: Teaching excellence award, at Rutgers University.
2006-2009: Awarded the Ross Fellowship for academic achievement for three years in a row.
2001: Israeli MOD award for design of military data/com center.
1989: Excelling Officer Award for professional achievement.

Professional Affiliations

Senior member of IEEE

Reviewer for IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, IEEE Trans. Information Theory, IEEE Trans. Aerospace and Electronic Systems, IEEE Trans. wireless communication, IEEE trans. mobile computing, IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, Elsevier Signal Processing.

Research Interests

Distributed power systems, energy resources management and storage, energy efficiency, statistical and array signal processing, resource allocation optimization, distributed detection and estimation with application to smart grid,
microgrids, and active sensor networks.

Selected Publications

[1]    H. Godrich, A. Petropulu, and H. V. Poor, "A combinatorial optimization framework for subset selection in
distributed multiple-radar architectures", IEEE Trans. on Signal Proc., vol. 60, no. 1, Jan. 2012.

[2]    H. Godrich, A. Petropulu, and H. V. Poor, "Power allocation strategies for target localization in distributed
multiple radars architectures", IEEE Transaction on Signal Processing, vol. 59, no. 7, July 2011.

[3]    H. Godrich, A. M. Haimovich, and R. S. Blum, "Target localization accuracy gain in MIMO radar based system", IEEE Trans. on Info. Theory, Vol. 56, No.6, pp.1-21, June 2010.

[4]     H. Godrich, A. M. Haimovich and R. S. Blum, "Concepts and Applications of a MIMO Radar System with Widely Separated Antennas", book chapter in MIMO Radars, John Wiley, January 2009.

[5]    H. Godrich, A. Tajer, and H. V. Poor, "Distributed target tracking in multiple widely separated radar
architectures", SAM 2012.

[6]     H. Godrich, A. Petropulu, and H. V. Poor, "Estimation performance and resource savings: Tradeoffs in multiple radars systems", in Proc. ICASSP, March 2012.