Andrea Goldsmith

The Stephen Harris Professor in the School of Engineering

Professor of Electrical Engineering

University Budget Group
Planning and Policy Board
Committee on Research

Stanford University
Packard 371
Department of Electrical Engineering
Mail Code 9515
Stanford, CA 94305-9515
Phone: (650) 725-6932
Fax: (650) 723-9251
Email: andrea at

Administrative Assistant:
Julia Gillespie, Phone: (650) 723-2681, E-mail: jvgill at


Dr. Goldsmith's research is focused on the design, analysis, and fundamental performance limits of wireless systems and networks, as well as the application of communications and signal processing to biology and neuroscience.

·        Research Overview

·        Publications

·        Research Group: Wireless Systems Laboratory

·        Curriculum Vitae  and a brief Biography


·        Textbooks

-        Wireless Communications, Cambridge University Press, 2005

-        MIMO Wireless Communications, Cambridge University Press, 2007

-        Principles of Cognitive Radio, Cambridge University Press, 2012


·        Classes for 2016-2017:

o   Fall 2016: EE359 - Wireless Communications

o   Winter 2017: EE15N - The Art and Science of Engineering Project Design


·        Previous Classes Taught:

o   EE102b – Signal Processing and Linear Systems II

o   EE360 – Multiuser Wireless Systems and Networks

o   EE179: Introduction to analog and digital communication


·        Founder: Accelera/Plume WiFi

·        Founder: Quantenna (QTNA)

·        Technical Advisory Boards:

o   InterDigital (IDCC)

o   Quantenna (QTNA)

o   Sequans Communications (SQNS)

o   Cohere Communications

Best Results:

·  Daniel Alexander

·  Nicole Sabine

·  Early Developments

·  Recent Developments