Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 10:51:15 AM Wed, 28 Jan 2015 
Dr. Murali  Varanasi
 Contact Information
Dr. Murali Varanasi
Professor-Electrical Engineering
Contact address   3940 N. Elm Street, Denton, TX 76207     Office LocationDiscovery Park, Room No.: B-276 
Email  Murali.Varanasi@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 891-6872    http://www.ee.unt.edu/public/varanasi http://www.ee.unt.edu/public/varanasi   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership- Permanent   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Doctor of Philosophy Electrical Engineering; Dissertation: Systematic Codes and Application to Computer Systems University of Maryland 1973
Master of Science Electrical Engineering; Thesis: Synthesis of Gaussian Noise from Physical Fluctuation Phenomenon University of Maryland 1972
DMIT Electronics Engineering Madras Inst.of Technology 1962
Bachelor of Science Physics Andhra University, India 1957
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2015EENG5520600Design and Testing of Digital Systems  
Spring 2015EENG2710002Digital Logic Design Download Syllabus
Fall 2014EENG2710002Digital Logic Design Download Syllabus
Summer 10W 2013EENG4920001Cooperative Education in Electrical Engineering  
Spring 2012EENG4990001Project VIII: Senior Design II Download Syllabus
Spring 2012EENG4920001Cooperative Education in Electrical Engineering  
Spring 2012EENG4910001Project VII: Senior Design I Download Syllabus
Spring 2011EENG4990001Project VIII (Senior Design II) Download Syllabus
Spring 2011EENG4920001Cooperative Education in Electrical Engineering  
Spring 2011EENG4910001Project VII (Senior Design I) Download Syllabus
Spring 2010EENG5520001Design and Testing of Digital Systems123 
Fall 2011EENG2710001Digital Logic Design Download Syllabus
Fall 2010EENG5830001Coding Theory18 
Fall 2009EENG5830002Coding Theory48 
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
Digital Communications and Coding Theory
Digital Systems Design and Computer Architecture
Fault Tolerant Computing
VLSI Design
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2004-PresentProfessor and ChairElectrical Engineering University of North Texas
2004Professor and CoordinatorElectrical Engineering University of North Texas
1991-2003Professor  University of South Florida
1993-1995Program Director  Systems Prototyping and Fabrication, National Science Foundation, Arlington VA
1987-1991Professor & ChairComputer Science and Engineering  
1986-1987ProfessorComputer Science and Engineering  
1980-1986Associate ProfessorComputer Science and Engineering University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
1979-1980Associate ProfessorElectrical Engineering  
1973-1979Assistant ProfessorElectrical Engineering Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
1969-1972Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant  University of Maryland, College Park, MD
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
toggle toggle Publications
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  YearPublication  Type
Joint Scheme for Physical Layer Error Correction and Security
Oluwayomi Adamo and M.R. Varanasi
ISRN Journal of Communications and Networking
Journal Articles
Hardware based Encryption for Wireless Networks
Oluwayomi Adamo and M.R. Varanasi
IEEE Military Communication Conference (MILCOM)
Conference paper
Physical Layer Error Correction Based Cipher
Oluwayomi Adamo, Shengli Fu, and Murali Varanasi
IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2010)
Conference paper
Smart Sprinkler System Controller based on Field Programmable Gate Array
J.N. Resendiz, R. Nelson, O.B. Adamo, P. Guturu, and M.R. Varanasi
IEEE Green Technology Conference
Conference paper
An Innovative Method of Teaching Digital System Design in an Electrical and Computer Engineering Curriculum
Oluwayomi Adamo, Parthasarathy Guturu, and Murali Varanasi
IEEE Microelectronic System Education (MSE)
Conference paper
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2004-2007A Design- and Project- Oriented Innovative Electrical Engineering ProgramNational Science Foundation$998,688Co-PICompleted
2005-2006Planning for an Innovative Interdisciplinary Mechanical and Energy Engineering CurriculumNational Science Foundation$99,954Co-PICompleted
2004-2006Integrated Sensors Laboratory Infrastructure for CARTDEFG02-04CH11217, Department of Energy$483,000Co-PICompleted
2001-2003Efficient Information Storage and Processing AlgorithmsUSF-USGS Cooperative agreement$174,341OtherCompleted
1999-2000Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)NSF grant supplement$10,000OtherCompleted
1998-2000High Bandwidth Connection to vBNS (USF match $350,000, V.K. Jain is a Co-PI)National Science Foundation$350,000OtherCompleted
1998-1999Hardware-Software CodesignHoneywell Inc.$50,000OtherCompleted
1994-1995Intergovernmental Personnel Act AssignmentNational Science Foundation$25,008OtherCompleted
1993-1994Intergovernmental Personnel Act AssignmentNational Science Foundation$138,536OtherCompleted
1991-1992Florida Space Grant ConsortiumFSGC/UF$12,000OtherCompleted
1989-1990Intelligent Software Research for Robotic ApplicationsNASA Langley Research Center$37,606OtherCompleted
1988-1989Intelligent Software Research for Robotic ApplicationsNASA Langley Research Center$32,000OtherCompleted
1987-1988Intelligent Software methods for Multiple Robotic Arm CoordinationNASA Langley Research Center$30,745OtherCompleted
1987-1988Software Methods in Robotics ApplicationsAT&T Foundation$30,000OtherCompleted
1987-1988Intelligent Software Research for Robotic ApplicationsNASA Langley Research Center$31,046OtherCompleted
1986-1988Investigation of Byte error detecting and coffecting codesAT&T Foundation$12,500OtherCompleted
1987Towards Building an Intelligent Team of Robots (with R. Methrota)NASA Langley Research Center$29,650OtherCompleted
1987Advanced Concepts in Communications- Trellis CodingE - Systems$15,000OtherCompleted
1986-1987Intelligent Software Research for Robotic ApplicationsNASA Langley Research Center$27,500OtherCompleted
1986Advanced Concepts in Communications- Trellis CodingE - Systems$20,000OtherCompleted
1981-1983Investigation of High Rate Codes for Use in Arithmetic and Memory SystemsNational Science Foundation$86,133OtherCompleted
1980-1982Investigation of High Rate Codes for Use in Arithmetic and Memory SystemsNational Science Foundation$88,000OtherCompleted
1980-1981Investigation of Analytical Methods for Efficient Functional Partitioning of On-Board processing FunctionsNASA Langley Research Center$14,836OtherCompleted
1980Design Study of a Mcroprocessor-based Oculometer SystemNASA Langley Research Center$65,000OtherCompleted
1980Investigation of High Speed Signal Processing ArchitecturesNASA Langley Research Center$10,000OtherCompleted
1978-1979Feasibility Study of a Microprocessor-based Oculometer SystemNASA Langley Research Center$114,000OtherCompleted
1977Investigation of Efficient Methods for Oculometer Signal ProcessingNASA Langley Research Center$54,772OtherCompleted
1976Evaluation of Oculometer SystemNASA Langley Research Center$18,000OtherCompleted
1976Evaluation of Oculometer SystemNASA Langley Research Center$5,000OtherCompleted
1975-1976Investigation of Microelectronic Methods for Data ReductionNASA Langley Research Center$12,500OtherCompleted
1975Design of Self-Checking Microprogram ControlOld Dominion University Research Foundation summer grant$2,640OtherCompleted
toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
1994-PresentDistinguished Visitor ProgramChairIEEE Computer Society
2006-2009Board of DirectorsMemberABET Inc.
2008IEEE Committee on Engineering Accreditation ActivitiesMemberProfessional Activities
2008 Past-PresidentCSAB Inc
2008IEEE Accreditation Policy CouncilMemberProfessional Activities
2006-2008IEEE Sensors councilMemberProfessional Activities
2006-2007CSAB Inc.PresidentProfessional Activities
1998-2007CSAB Inc.IEEECS Representative DirectorProfessional Activities
2006Educational ActivitiesVice-PresidentIEEE Computer Society
2004-2005Educational ActivitiesVice-PresidentIEEE Computer Society
2003Chapter ActivitiesVice-PresidentIEEE Computer Society
2002-2003CSAB Inc.TreasurerProfessional Activities
2001-2002Accreditation Policy Council, IEEE Educational Activities BoardMemberProfessional Activities
2000-2001Computing Accreditation Commission of ABETVice-ChairProfessional Activities
1996-2000CSAC Executive CommitteeMemberProfessional Activities
1996-1999Advisory BoardMemberElectrical Engineering Department, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
1994-1998Computing Sciences Accreditation BoardAlternate DirectorProfessional Activities
1986-1998Computer Sciences Accreditation CommissionMemberProfessional Activities
1991-1996ABET Accreditation ActivitiesChairIEEE Computer Society
1990-1995Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VAConsultantProfessional Activities
1994University Of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OHConsultantProfessional Activities
1990-1994CS PressEditorIEEE Computer Society
1991-1993 Distinguished VisitorIEEE Computer Society
1987-1993Florida High Technology and Industry CouncilMemberProfessional Activities
1981-1993Educational Activities BoardMemberIEEE Computer Society
1987-1992Student Activities Committee IEEE Computer SocietyChairmanProfessional Activities
1986-1988Electronics Research Laboratory, Government of INDIAConsultantProfessional Activities
1987Area Activities Board, IEEE Computer SocietyVice ChairmanProfessional Activities
1987Board of RegentsConsultantState of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA
-1986, 1988, 1990Computing Sciences Accreditation Commission for Evaluation of Computing Sciences Programs In U.S.Team ChairProfessional Activities
1985-1986Chapter Tutorials CommitteeChairmanIEEE Computer Society
1984-1986Model Program and Accreditation Workshops, ACM-I]EEE Computer Society Joint CommitteeChairmanProfessional Activities
1983-1986IEEE Transactions on EducationAssociate EditorProfessional Activities
1982-1986IEEE Computer Society Tutorial Week EastGeneral ChairmanProfessional Activities
1981-1986Model Program CommitteeChairman; 1981 Secretary, IEEE Computer Society Publications Board; 1984-86IEEE ComputerSociety Educational Activities Board
1984IEEE Computer Society Design in Computer Science and Engineering Task ForceCo-ChairmanProfessional Activities
1982IEEE Computer Society Tutorial Week EastProgram ChairmanProfessional Activities
1981-1982IEEE Computer Society Florida West Coast SectionChapter ChairmanProfessional Activities
1979-1981Chapter Activities NewsletterEditorIEEE Computer Society
1978-1980IEEE Hampton Roads Computer ChapterVice-ChairmanProfessional Activities
1977Microprocessor Applications, IEEE SOUTHEASTCON Conference, WilliamsburgSession ChairmanProfessional Activities
1977Session 11: Microprocessors in Computer Science and EngineeringSession ChairmanProfessional Activities
1977Education, IEEE Computer Society Model Curricula Workshop/Conference Professional Activities
1976-1977IEEE Hampton Roads Computer ChapterSecretaryProfessional Activities
1975-1977IEEE Computer Society Education CommitteeMemberProfessional Activities
1976Wang User's GroupModeratorProfessional Activities
toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
 Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Professional And Honor Societies
 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Professional And Honor Societies
 Computer Society of India Professional And Honor Societies
 Eta Kappa Nu and Sigma Xi Professional And Honor Societies
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2004Richard E Merwin Distinguished Service AwardIEEE Computer Society
2004Distinguished Service AwardUniversity of South Florida
2000IEEE Third Millenium Medal 
1998Professorial Excellence AwardUniversity of South Florida
1998Certificate of Appreciation for dedicated and sustained contributions to Computer Science AccreditationEducational Activities Board, IEEE Computer Society
1997Certificate of Appreciation for service as Chair of Distinguished Visitors ProgramIEEE Computer Society
1996-1997Certificate of Appreciation for Service on Fellow Evaluation CommitteeIEEE Computer Society
1995Fellow of IEEE, for contributions to Coding for Fault Tolerance and LeadershipComputer Science and Engineering Education
1994Meritorious Service Award for Service as EditorComputer Society Press
1991Outstanding Service to the Profession AwardFlorida Engineering Society
1988IEEE Computer Society Meritorious Service Award for contributions to chapters and student activities 
1985IEEE Computer Society Outstanding Contribution AwardLeadership and Contributions to the Model Program in Computer Science and Engineering
1977NEC Schmidt Scholar 
1976Old Dominion University Summer Faculty Fellowship 
1962Ranked 10th in the National Electronic Engineering Examination 
1959-1962National Merit Scholarship 
1955-1957Andhra Pradesh State Government Scholarship 
toggle toggle Field Experience
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Company/OrganizationPosition
1972-1973Computer Sciences Corp., Silver Springs, MD.Senior Member Technical Staff
1963-1969Defense R & D Laboratory, Hyderabad, IndiaSenior Scientific Assistant, Junior Scientific Officer, Senior Scientific Officer II, Senior Scientific Officer I
1962-1963Chief Inspectorate of Electronics, Bangalore, IndiaEngineer-in-Training
1957-1959RESA & Co., Inc., Madras, IndiaScientist Trainee
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