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David G. M. Mitchell received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, in 2009. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the New Mexico State University, USA. He previously held Visiting Assistant Professor and Post-Doctoral Research Associate positions in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, USA. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and his research interests are in the area of digital communications, with emphasis on error control coding and information theory. Dr. Mitchell has published over 40 peer-reviewed IEEE journal and conference articles gathering more than 600 international citations. His work “A Puncturing Algorithm for Rate-Compatible LDPC Convolutional Codes” won a best paper award in 2012.

Recent News

  • 10/25/18: Delighted to receive supplemental funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the three year project "Coding for 5G and Beyond: Limits and Efficient Algorithms." The proposed research promises to provide a significant transformative impact on many critical applications employing reliable networked wireless communication, for example in the fields of healthcare, environmental monitoring, finance, and so on.
  • 08/15/18: Congratulations to M.Sc. student Xaviar Enriquez for passing his thesis defense "Raptor Coding for Computer Networks". Great job Xaviar! He has accepted a job offer at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC).
  • 07/14/17: Pleased to be part of the team to receive funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the five year project "The New Mexico SMART Grid Center: Sustainable, Modular, Adaptive, Resilient, and Transactive." The New Mexico SMART Grid Center will transform the existing electricity distribution infrastructure by holistically incorporating microgrid optimization, operations optimization, microgrid controls, and tariff and customer behavior in the design and demonstration of interconnected Distribution Feeder Microgrids (DFMs).
  • 07/08/18: PhD student Ahmad Golmohammadi is traveling to Madison, WI, to attend the Open Science Grid User School.
  • 06/16/18: Traveling to Vail, CO, with graduate students Ahmad Golmohammadi and Homayoon Hatami to present our research papers "Concatenated spatially coupled LDPC codes for joint source-channel coding", "Performance bounds for quantized spatially coupled LDPC decoders based on absorbing sets", and "Combating error propagation in window decoding of braided convolutional codes" at the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory.
  • 05/23/18: Welcome to new Research Experience for Undergraduate students Jennifer Johanes and Tiger Ji! Jennifer is visiting from the The College of Brockport, State University of New York and Tiger is visiting from the Ohio State University. Both will be here for 3 months to work on research projects related to post-quantum cryptography. The REU program is supported by the National Science Foundation.
  • 05/15/18: Traveling to Vijayawada, India, for a research trip to promote NMSU and recruit graduate students.
  • 05/08/18: Welcome to new Ph.D. student Massimo Battaglioni! Massimo is visiting from the Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy, for 3 months.
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