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About Robert Henry Morelos-Zaragoza

Robert Morelos-Zaragoza has research interests in the areas of error correcting coding and wireless communication systems. He is the author of over 25 international peer-reviewed journal papers and over eightyfive international conference papers. His book "The Art of Error Correcting Coding" (2nd edition, John Wiley and Sons, 2006) has been translated into Chinese and Russian. He holds fourteen patents, in the U.S.A., Japan and Europe, on error correcting codes (ECC) and software-defined radio (SDR).
Prof. Morelos-Zaragoza is a senior member of the IEEE and an active consultant for industry in ECC and SDR technologies. He has also served as reviewer and technical program committee member in numerous international IEEE conferences and journals in Information Theory and Wireless Communication Systems since 1995.


Present Professor, San Jose State University Electrical Engineering

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • Visiting Fellow, Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science, Osaka University, January 2009
  • SJSU Provost's Assessment Award 2008 (as member of COE committee)
  • Best paper award, IEEE WPMC 2001 conference
  • Medalla Gabino Barreda al Merito Universitario, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), 1988


1992 Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa ‐ Electrical Engineering
1987 MSEE, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico ‐ Communications
1985 BSEE, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico ‐ Electronics and Communications

Contact Information

Robert H. Morelos-Zaragoza, PhD
Electrical Engineering Department
San Jose State University
1 Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0084

digital signal processing (1)

Recent Works (5)

Wireless network coding (3)

Error Correcting Codes (23)