Jean-Francois Chamberland

JF Chamberland

JF Chamberland is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University. He completed a Bachelor of Engineering degree at McGill University and a Master of Science degree at Cornell University. He received a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Electrical Engineering.

His research interests are in the areas of communication and information theory, decision and control, computer systems and networks, statistical inference, applied probability, learning, and biological systems. Recently, he has been studying the efficient design of sensing systems and the fundamental limits of wireless communication networks. Applications for his work range from autonomous and connected vehicles to precision agriculture and smart infrastructures. His academic work has appeared in a variety of outlets, including the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, the IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, and the IEEE Transactions on Communications.

JF Chamberland’s contributions to distributed detection have been recognized through an IEEE Young Author Best Paper Award from the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He was the recipient of a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation. He was also invited to present educational innovations at the Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium, a workshop organized by the National Academy of Engineering. He served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 2017–2020.


The office of Prof. J.-F. Chamberland is located in the Wisenbaker Engineering Building (WEB).

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