Department of

Electrical Engineering

Serving society through excellence in education, research, scholarship, and public outreach

John Doherty

John Doherty

Professor of Electrical Engineering

227B Electrical Engineering West

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-863-8102

E-mail: jfd6_at_psu_dot_edu

Research Area: Communications and Networking

Research Group: The Laboratory for Advanced Signal Processing, Communications, and Networking Science

Dr. Doherty joined Penn State in 1996. Previous academic positions include a term as Assistant Professor and Harpole Pentair Fellow of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University from 1990 to 1996. He was subsequently promoted to Associate Professor with tenure at Iowa State University in 1996. Prior to that time, he was a member of the technical staff at AT& Bell Laboratories from 1985 to 1990 and an engineer at IBM Corporation from 1982 to 1984.


Ph.D. Rutgers University, Electrical Engineering

M.E. Stevens Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering

B.S. The City University of New York, Engineering Science


Signal processing and communications, which includes specific applications to remote sensing, electronic intelligence, and biomedical engineering.

Selected Publications and Patents

Link to selected publications and patents

Honors and Awards

IEEE Senior Member

Charles H. Fetter University Endowed Fellowship in Electrical Engineering, Penn State University

Harpole-Pentair Faculty Endowed Fellowship in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State University

MENSA Member