Andrea Goldsmith

The Stephen Harris Professor in the School of Engineering

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Presidential Advisory Board
University Budget Group
Faculty Senate

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:
Dashiell Corbett, Phone: (650) 723-2681, E-mail: dashiellcorbett 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


·        Recent Classes Taught:

o   Winter 2019: EE15n – The Art and Science of Engineering Project Design

o   Spring 2018: EE102b – Signal Processing and Linear Systems II

o   Fall 2017: EE359 - Wireless Communications


·        Previous Classes Taught:

o   EE360 – Multiuser Wireless Systems and Networks

o   EE179: Introduction to analog and digital communication


·        Founder: Accelera/Plume WiFi

·        Founder: Quantenna (QTNA)

·        Board of Directors:

o   Crown Castle Inc. (CCI)

o   Medtronic (MDT)

·        Technical Advisory Boards:

o   Sequans Communications (SQNS)

o   Cohere Communications

Best Results:

·  Daniel Alexander

·  Nicole Sabine

·  Early Developments

·  Recent Developments