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Ladimer Nagurney

Program Director, Electrical Engineering; Professor; Professional Engineer - PE (Connecticut)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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PhD, Physics, Brown University

ScM, Physics, Brown University

BS, Physics, with Honors, Lafayette College

Professor Nagurney is the Program Director for Electrical Engineering (BSEE) and Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering. He joined the University of Hartford faculty in 1986 after receiving a PhD in Physics from Brown University. He has been a Visiting Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden. He was a JOVE Fellow at NASA’s Lewis (now Glenn) Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, and a Visiting Researcher at the NSF Center for the Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA). He served as the Consortium Director of the Connecticut Space Grant College Consortium from 1995 to 1999.

He is a Fellow of the Radio Club of America and was elected to the Society of Sigma Xi and Eta Kappa Nu. He is a Professional Engineer in the State of Connecticut.

His research interests include: Software-Defined Radio, Signal Processing, Communication Systems, Disaster Communications and FirstNET, Large Scale Network Systems, Data Acquisition, and Engineering Education.

His teaching interests include: First Year Engineering Design, Digital Signal Processing, Communications, and Sensors, Transducers and Data Acquisition.

He is a Trustee of the Bement School in Deerfield, MA and the Fund Manager for the Lafayette College Class of 1972.



University of Hartford – Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor 2013 – Present

Associate Professor 1992 – 2013

Assistant Professor 1986-1992

Connecticut Space Grant College Consortium

Consortium Director 1995 – 1999

NASA Lewis (now Glenn) Research Center, Brookpark, OH

JOVE visitor – Summers 1992, 1993, and 1994

University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

            Visiting Professor – AY 1993-1994, 2001-2002, 2015-2016

NSF Research Center for the Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere, CASA

            Visiting Researcher – AY 2008-2009

Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

            Visiting Professor – August – December 1996

            Visiting Researcher – Summers 1998 and 2000

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA

            Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology 1983-1986



Faculty Advisor – Iota Epsilon Chapter – Eta Kappa Nu – 1994 – present

Treasurer – University of Hartford Sigma Xi Club 2003 – present

Trustee – University of Hartford Amateur Radio Club – WA1OBY – 1991 – present

Program Director BSEE 2010 – present

Program Director BSCompE 2000-2016

Promotion, Tenure, Reappointment & Academic Freedom Committee 2017-2019, Chair 2018-2019

University Pre-Law Advisory Committee 2005 - present

Committee on Revision of Promotion to Full Professor Standards 2018-2019

Harrison Grant Selection Committee 2018-2019

ELO Committee 2018-2019

NECHE Values Committee 2019 – present

Webmaster – Virtual Center for Supernetworks – University of Massachusetts Amherst 2001-present

The Bement School, Deerfield, MA, Member of the Board of Trustees 2012 – present

Lafayette College – Fund Manager – Class of 1972 – 1987 – present

Research Interests, Awards, and Honors

Research Interests

  • Wireless and Personal Communication

  • Satellite Communication

  • Sensors and Instrumentation

  • Engineering Education

Awards and Honors

Fellow Radio Club of America, 2012

Society of Sigma Xi – Full Member - 1979

Eta Kappa Nu – Member - 1989

IEEE – Life Senior Member - 2015

W.W.Eddy Fellow of the AAUP 1972

Barge Mathematical Prize, Lafayette College 1970


Networks Against Time: Supply Chain Analytics for Perishable Products

Anna Nagurney, Min Yu, Amir H. Masoumi, and Ladimer S. Nagurney, Springer Briefs in Optimization, 2013. Read more.

Global Supply Chain Networks and Tariff Rate Quotas: Equilibrium Analysis with Application to Agricultural Products, in press in the Journal of Global Optimization, 2019 (with Anna Nagurney and Deniz Besik)

Software Defined Radio for Communications, Proceedings of FIE 2018, IEEE (2018), Paper S2D-1

A Game Theory Model for Freight Service Provision Security Investments for High-Value Cargo, Economics of Transportation 16: (2018), pp 21-28. (with Anna Nagurney, Shivani Shukla, and Sara Saberi)

Advances in Disaster Communications: Broadband Systems for First Responders, in Dynamics of Disasters: Algorithmic Approaches and Applications, Ilias S. Kotsireas, Anna Nagurney, and Panos M. Pardalos, Editors, Springer International Publishers Switzerland, 2018, pp. 135-156.

Physical Proof of the Occurrence of the Braess Paradox in Electrical Circuits, EPL (Europhysics Letters) 115 (2016) 28004. (with Anna Nagurney)

A Mean-Variance Disaster Relief Supply Chain Network Model for Risk Reduction with Stochastic Link Costs, Time Targets, and Demand Uncertainty, in Dynamics of Disasters: Key Concepts, Models, Algorithms, and Insights, I.S. Kotsireas, A. Nagurney, and P.M. Pardalos, Eds., Springer International Publishing Switzerland (2016) pp 231-255. (with Anna Nagurney)

A Supply Chain Game Theory Framework for Cybersecurity Investments Under Network Vulnerability, in Computation, Cryptography, and Network Security, N.J. Daras and M.T. Rassias, Editors, Springer International Publishing Switzerland (2015) pp 381-398. (with Anna Nagurney and Shivani Shukla)

Securing the Sustainability of Global Medical Nuclear Supply Chains Through Economic Cost Recovery, Risk Management, and Optimization, International Journal of Sustainable Transportation 9(6): (2015) pp 405-418. (with Anna Nagurney and Dong Li)

A Game Theory Model for a Differentiated Service-Oriented Internet with Duration-Based Contracts, Proceedings of ICS 2015: Operations Research and Computing: Algorithms and Software for Analytics, Brian Borchers, J. Paul Brooks, and Laura McLay, Editors, INFORMS (2015) pp 15-29. (with Anna Nagurney, Sara Saberi, and Tilman Wolf)

Spatial Price Equilibrium with Information Asymmetry in Quality and Minimum Quality Standards, International Journal of Production Economics 158: (2014) pp 300-313. (with Anna Nagurney and Dong Li)

Supply Chain Network Competition in Time-Sensitive Markets, Transportation Research E 70: (2014) pp 112-127. (with Anna Nagurney, Min Yu, and Jonas Floden)