Tamal Bose is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Arizona. He is also the national director of the NSF-sponsored multi-university, multi-industry Broadband Wireless Access & Applications Center, or BWAC. From 2007 to 2012, Dr. Bose was a tenured professor of the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech. There he served as associate director of the Wireless @ Virginia Tech research group.

Bose is well known for his research in signal classification for cognitive radios, channel equalization, adaptive filtering algorithms and nonlinear effects in digital filters. He is author of the 2004 textbook Digital Signal and Image Processing; co-author of Basic Simulation Models of Phase Tracking Devices Using MATLAB (2010); and co-author of Partial Update Least-Square Adaptive Filtering (2014). Additionally, he is author or co-author of more than 60 journal papers and 100-plus conference papers.


  • PhD Electrical Engineering - Southern Illinois University, 1988
  • Teaching Interests: Communications, digital signal processing, stochastic processes, and image processing
  • Research Interests: Adaptive filtering, spectrum sensing, cognitive radios, and channel equalization