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

  • Z. Bi, C. Pomalaza-Ráez, Z. Singh, A. Nicolette-Baker, B. Pettit, and C. Heckley, “Reconfiguring Machines to Achieve System Adaptability and Sustainability: A Practical Case Study,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part B: Journal Engineering Manufacture, December 2014, vol. 228 no. 12, pgs. 1676-1688.
  • H. Karvonen,  C. Pomalaza-Ráez, M. Hämäläinen, "A Cross-Layer Optimization Approach for Lower Layers of the Protocol Stack in Sensor Networks," ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, 11(1), July 2014, doi: 10.1145/2590810.
  • P. Nardelli, N. Rubido, C. Wang, M. Baptista, C. Pomalaza-Ráez, P. Cardieri, and M. Latva-aho, “Network Models for the Structures of Modern Electric Power Grids,” European Physics Journal – Special Topics 223, 2423-2437, 2014, doi: 10.1140/epsjst/e2014-022219-6.
  • A. Taparugssanagorn, S. Siwamogsatham, C. Pomalaza-Ráez, "MISO UCA Beamforming Dimmable LED System for Indoor Positioning," Sensors, 14(2), pgs. 2362-2378, 2014, doi:10.3390/s140202362.
  • L. Goratti, E. Yaprak, S. Savazzi, C. Pomalaza-Ráez, "An Urn Occupancy Approach for Modeling the Energy Consumption of Distributed Beaconing," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 22(1), pgs. 203-216, February 2014, doi:10.1109/TNET.2013.2270437.

Carlos Pomalaza-Ráez

Academic Interests

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

Spring 2019 Teaching

ENGR 128 - Engr Fundamentals II
ECE 311 Electric and Magnetic Fields
ECE 406 Senior Engineering Design II