Dr. Ahmad Bahai is chief technology officer of the Analog Business for Texas Instruments and director of TI Silicon Valley Labs. He previously was chief technology officer and director of research labs for National Semiconductor. He also is an adjunct professor at Stanford University and University of California at Berkeley. Previously, he was the technical manager of the communication andmixed signal processing research group at Bell Laboratories until 1997. Later, heco-founded Algorex, designing ICs for communication and acoustic applications.
Dr. Bahai co-invented multi-carrier spread spectrum theory which is being usedin many modern communication systems such as 4G and power linecommunication. He authored the first text book on OFDM in 1999 and served as the associate editor of IEEE journals for five years. He is an IEEE fellow and amember of the ISSCC technical steering committee. Dr. Bahai has served as technology advisor for many major energy initiatives in Europe and China, served on the industrial advisory board of University of California and was a visiting professor at Cheng Du University in China.
Dr. Bahai has published over 100 IEEE/IEE articles and holds 26 patents onsystems and circuits. He received his MS degree from Imperial College, University of London and Ph.D. from University of California at Berkeley, all inelectrical engineering.