Derek Kozel

Derek Kozel

Principal Investigator, GNU Radio Project

Disciplines: Software Defined Radio and RF Engineering

Curriculum vitae: DerekKozel_CV_2022.pdf

Derek is currently the Principal Investigator with the GNU Radio project at the SETI Institute. GNU Radio is the world's most widely used free and open source software toolkit for designing and developing software defined radio and digital signal processing applications. He has been a volunteer with GNU Radio since 2017 and active in the administration of the project since 2018. His personal research has included using machine learning to create adaptive modulation schemes for wireless communications and high efficiency power amplifiers.

Derek's work is focused on supporting the continuing development of the GNU Radio toolkit, promoting it's use in education and outreach, and collaborating with radio astronomers within the SETI Institute and around the world. Some key areas of development are in enabling advanced applications on heterogeneous computing platforms and improving the usability and accessibility of the core platform and third party ecosystem.

M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University 2014
B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University 2012