The IASTED International Conference on
Modelling, Simulation, and Identification
MSI 2011

November 7 – 9, 2011
Pittsburgh, USA


Dr. Ajay Ogirala
University of Pittsburgh, USA

Biography of the Local Arrangements Chair

Local Arrangements Chair Portrait

Ajay Ogirala received his Masters in Electrical Engineering (2007) and Doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering (2009) from University of Pittsburgh. He is presently working as a Research Associate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Pittsburgh and also associated with the RFID Center of Excellence. He is currently co-chairing the IEEE communications society Pittsburgh chapter, serving as the associate editor for International Journal of Computers and Applications, ACTA Press, Communications, ACTA Press and International Journal of Radio Frequency Identification Technology and Applications, Inderscience Publications. His primary focus was to aid in the development of the ISO 18000-7 standard for active RFID communication, and developing automated conformance and interoperability test platforms. His current research efforts include standardization of test procedures (in vitro and in vivo) to test CRMDs for interference from RFID, development of interference mitigation techniques and human torso conductivity characterization for Wireless Body Area Network development and design of Passive Implantable Execution Circuits. He was also awarded the Pitt Innovator Award in 2009 and 2010 for his research in the field of RFID. He is very active in publications and has 12 pending patent applications.