Michael Rice

Michael Rice

Brigham Young University
IEEE Region
Region 6 (Western U.S.)
Technical Area
Avionics Systems

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Michael Rice received the PhD from Georgia Tech, Atlanta Georgia in 1991. He was with Digital Transmission Systems, Inc., Atlanta, and joined the faculty with Brigham Young University, 

Provo, UT, USA, in 1991, where he is currently a Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. During 1994 and 1995, he was a NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellow with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, where he worked on land mobile satellite systems. During the 1999 and 2000 academic years, he was a Visiting Scholar with the Communication Systems and Signal Processing Institute, San Diego State University. 

He has been a consultant to both Government and Industry on telemetry-related issues and currently serves as an Associate Member of the Telemetry Group of the Range Commander’s Council. His research interests include digital communication theory and statistical signal processing with a special emphasis on applications to aeronautical telemetry and software radio design. He is a member of the IEEE Communications Society and is the Past Chair of the Communication Theory Technical Committee. 

He is also a member of the Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society and past member of the  Board of Governors for the Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society. He was the Editor-in-Chief for \textsc{IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems} from 2018-2022. He is a Fellow of the IEEE for contributions to communication waveforms, detection algorithms, and channel models for aeronautical telemetry.

IEEE AESS Position History:
  • Present   Panel Members (Glue Technologies for Space Systems Panel Roster)
  • Present   Founding Members (Glue Technologies for Space Systems Panel Roster)
  • Present   TAES EiC Emeritus (Executive Editorial Staff)
  • Present   TAES EiC Emeritus (TAES Executive Editorial Staff)
  • 2024-Present   Board of Governor Member-at-Large (BoG)
  • 2024-Present   Fellows Evaluations Committee Member (Fellows Evaluations Committee)
  • 2024-Present   Publications Committee Member (Publications Committee)
  • Past   TAES EiC (Publications Committee)
  • Past   TAES EiC (Executive Editorial Staff)
  • Past   TAES EiC (TAES Executive Editorial Staff)
  • 2022-2022   Nominations & Appointments Committee Member (Nominations & Appointments Committee)
  • 2019-2021   Board of Governor Member-at-Large (BoG)
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