Narayan Mandayam

Narayan Mandayam

Distinguished Professor and Acting Director of WINLAB


Phone:(848) 445-1011
Office:CoRE 505


  • B.Tech. (Hons) Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1989
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Rice University, Houston TX, 1991
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Rice University, Houston TX, 1994

Research Interests

  • Resilience in Smart Cities
  • Prospect Theory in the Design of Cyberphysical Systems
  • Privacy and Security for Internet of Things
  • Energy Efficient Internet of Things
  • End-User Behavior and the Smart Grid
  • Microeconomics of Information Centric Networks
  • Noncontiguous Spectrum Access and Software Defined Networks
  • Modeling of Social Knowledge Creation
  • Visual MIMO Networks and Computational Photography

Selected Publications


"Principles of Cognitive Radio" by E. Biglieri, A. Goldsmith, L. Greenstein, N. B. Mandayam and H. V. Poor, Cambridge University Press 2012

Selected Publications

D. Zhang, N. B. Mandayam, "Analyzing Random Network Coding with Differential Equations and Differential Inclusions" in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 57, No. 12, pp. 7932-7949, December 2011

D. Zhang, R. Shinkuma, N. B. Mandayam, "Bandwidth Exchange: An Energy Conserving Incentive Mechanism for Cooperation" in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications,vol. 9, No. 6, pp. 2055-2065, June 2010

L. Sankar, N. B. Mandayam, H. V. Poor, "On the Sum Capacity of Degraded Gaussian Multiple Access Relay Channels" in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 55, No. 12, pp. 5394-5411, December 2009

L. Xiao, L. J. Greenstein, N. B. Mandayam, W. Trappe "Using the Physical Layer for Wireless Authentication in Time-Variant Channels " in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications vol. 7, No. 7, pp. 2571-2579, July 2008

O. Ileri, N. B. Mandayam, "Dynamic Spectrum Access Models: Toward an Engineering Perspective in the Spectrum Debate" in IEEE Communications Magazine vol. 46, No. 1, pp.153-160, January 2008 (This paper was awarded the 2009 Fred W. Ellersick Prize by the IEEE Communications Society)

D. Samardzija, N. B. Mandayam "Uncoded and Unquantized Channel State Information Feedback in Multiple Antenna Multiuser Wireless Systems" in IEEE Trans. on Communications, vol. 54, No. 7, pp. 1335-1345, July 2006

C. Saraydar, N. B. Mandayam, D. J. Goodman, "Efficient Power Control via Pricing in Wireless Data Networks" in IEEE Trans. on Communications, vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 291-303, February 2002

N.B. Mandayam, S. Verdu "Analysis of an Approximate Decorrelating Detector," in Special Issue on Interference in Mobile Wireless Systems, Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 6, no. 1-2, pp. 97-111, January 1998