Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor of Radio Frequency Communications

  • Room: KT G27
  • Office Phone: +1 260 481 6353
  • Office Fax: +1 260 481 6281
  • E-mail: raez@pfw.edu


  • B.S.E.E., Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Perú, 1974
  • B.S.M.E., Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Perú, 1974
  • M.S.E.E., Purdue University, 1977
  • Ph.D., Purdue University, 1980

Selected Recent Publications

  • M. Särestöniemi, C. Pomalaza-Ráez, T. Kumpuniemi, M. Hämäläinen, R. Kovacs, J. Iinatti, ”Measurement Data-Based Study on the Intrabody Propagation in the Presence of the Sternotomy Wires and Aortic Valve Implant”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, August 2109, vol. 67 , pp. 4989 – 5001, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2019.2906492
  • M. Särestäniemi, C. Pomalaza-Ráez, Z. Bi, T. Kumpuniemi,C.  Kissi, M. Sonkki, M. Hämäläinen, J. Iinatti, ” Comprehensive Study on the Impact of Sternotomy Wires on UWB WBAN Channel Characteristics on the Human Chest Area,” IEEE Access, May 2019, vol. 7, pp. 74670-74682, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2920067.
  • D. Chen, C. Pomalaza-Ráez, “A self-cleaning piezoelectric PVDF membrane system for filtration of kaolin suspension”, Separation and Purification Technology, May 2019, vol. 215, pp. 612-618, doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2018.12.082.
  • H.  Karvonen, C. Pomalaza-Ráez, K. Mikhaylov, M. Hämäläinen, J. Iinatti, ” Experimental Performance Evaluation of BLE 4 Versus BLE 5 in Indoors and Outdoors Scenarios”, Advances in Body Area Networks I (book, publisher: Springer), pp. 235-251, 2019, doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02819-0_18.

Carlos Pomalaza-Ráez

Academic Interests

Wireless communication networks, signal processing, pattern recognition, computer vision, smart grids

Fall 2019 Teaching

ENGR 128 - Engr Fundamentals II
ECE 201 Linear Circuits Analysis I
ECE 406 Senior Engineering Design II