Electrical and Computer Engineering

Harris Associate Professor
of Wireless Communications and Applied Research
Director of the Center for Wireless Technology


  • Dipl. Eng. EE, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria, 1988
  • Ph. D. EE, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, 1995

Selected Recent Publications

  • T. Cooklev, H. Dogan, R. Cintra, and H. Yildiz, "Generalized prefix for OFDM wireless systems over quasi-static channels," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. Vol. 60, No. 8, pp. 3684-3693, 2011.
  • L. Stanchev and T. Cooklev, “Describing Radio Hardware and Software Using OWL for Over-The-Air Software Download,” Wireless Innovation Forum Technical Conference, Washington, DC,December 2010
  • F. Ramirez-Mireles, T. Cooklev, and G.A. Paredes-Orozco, “UWB-FSK: Performance tradeoffs for high-complexity receivers,” IEEE Trans. Consumer Electronics, vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 2123-2131, Dec. 2010.
  • T. Cooklev, R. Normoyle, and D. Clendenen, “The VITA 49 RF-digital interface,” IEEE Circuits Systems Magazine, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 21-32, Dec. 2012.
  • T. Cooklev, A. Nishihara, “An Open RF-Digital interface for software-defined radios,” IEEE Micro, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 47-55, Dec. 2013. 
  • Sven Bilen, A. Wyglinski, C. Anderson, T. Cooklev, C. Dietrich, B. Farhang-Boroujeny, “On Software-Defined Radio as an integrative educational resource,” IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 52, no. 5, pp. 184-193, May 2014.
  • T. Cooklev, J. Darabi, C. McIntosh, and M. Mosaheb, “Cloud-based approach for spectrum monitoring,” IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Magazine, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 33-37, April 2015. 
  • T. Cooklev, V. Poulkov, D. Bennett, and K. Tonchev, “Enabling RF data analytics services and applications via cloudification,”IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, June 2018

Todor Cooklev

Academic Interests

Transceiver architectures, cognitive networking, signal processing algorithms, software communications architecture (SCA) for tactical radios