Robert A. Scholtz

Expert in wireless communication engineering, especially related to the military

Professor of Electrical Engineering/Systems

Holder of the Fred H. Cole Professorship in Engineering

USC Viterbi School of Engineering


  • spread spectrum communications
  • military wireless communications
  • theory and design of synchronizable codes
    for communications and radar systems
  • pseudo-noise generation
  • ultrawideband radio

Additional Information

  • Co-author, Spread Spectrum Communications (1984), Basic Concepts in Information Theory and Coding (1994) and Spread Spectrum Communications Handbook (1994)
  • Recipient: Eric E. Sumner Medal from Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers; Military Communications Conference Award of Technical Excellence (2001) for sustained contributions to military wireless research into spread spectrum communications, including ultrawideband radio
  • Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering

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