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Full name: 
Gregory David Durgin
Job title: 
Professor
Technical Interest Groups: Electromagnetics
Email address: 
Work phone: 
404/894-2951
Fax: 
404.894.5935
Office: 
VL E511

Greg Durgin joined the faculty of Georgia Tech's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Fall 2003. He received the BSEE (96), MSEE (98), and PhD (00) degrees from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. In 2001 he was awarded the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Post-doctoral Fellow and spent one year as a visiting researcher at Morinaga Laboratory in Osaka University. In 1998 he received the Stephen O. Rice prize (with coauthors Theodore S. Rappaport and Hao Xu) for best original journal article in the IEEE Transactions on Communications. Professor Durgin also authored Space-Time Wireless Channels, the first textbook in the field of space-time channel modeling. Prof. Durgin serves on the IEEE Wave Propagation Standards Committee. He has won several teaching awards as well as the National Science Foundation CAREER research award. He serves regularly as a consultant to industry.

Research interests: 
  • Space-Time Wireless Channel Modeling
  • Radiolocation
  • RF Engineering and Measurement
  • Applied Electromagnetics
  • Wireless Communications
  • RFID and backscatter radio systems
Distinctions: 
  • 1998 Stephen O. Rice Prize Paper award for best IEEE Transactions on Communications paper
  • 1998 Blackwell Award for Best Research Presentation by a Virginia Tech ECE Graduate Student
  • 1998-2001 Bradley Fellowship at Virginia Tech
  • 1999 Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC) Conference Student Paper Award
  • 2001-2002 Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Post-Doctoral Fellowship
  • 2005 HKN Outstanding Junior Faculty in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • 2005 Women in Engineering Faculty Excellence Award
  • 2006 National Science Foundation CAREER Award

G.D. Durgin, V. Kukshya, T.S. Rappaport. "Wideband Measurements of Angle and Delay Dispersion for Outdoor and Indoor Peer-to-Peer Radio Channels at 1920 MHz". IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, May 2003.

G.D. Durgin. Space-Time Wireless Channels. Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River NJ. 368 pages. Oct 2002.

G.D. Durgin, T.S. Rappaport, D.A. de Wolf. "New Analytical Models and Probability Density Functions for Fading in Wireless Communications". IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol 50, no 6, June 2002.

G.D. Durgin, T.S. Rappaport. "Theory of Multipath Shape Factors for Small-Scale Fading Wireless Channels". IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol 28, no 5, April 2000, pp. 682-693.

G.D. Durgin, T.S. Rappaport. "Chapter 1: Spatial Channel Modeling for Wireless Communications". ed. N. Morinaga, R. Kohno, S. Sampei, Wireless Communication Technologies: New Multimedia Systems. Kluwer Inc., 2000.

G.D. Durgin, T.S. Rappaport, H. Xu. "Measurements and Models for Radio Path Loss and Penetration Loss In and Around Homes and Trees at 5.85-GHz". IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol 46, no 11, November 1998, pp. 1484-1496.

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