Lutz Lampe

Professor, Department Head
PhD. (Germany)

Office: KAIS 4111, KAIS 5500
Phone: (604) 822-8261
Fax: (604) 822 5949




Lutz Lampe is a Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UBC and served as Department Head, pro tem from July 2023 to June 2024. He received his PhD. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Erlangen, Germany, in 2002. His research interests are broadly in communication theory and applications, signal processing, and applications of machine learning.

Dr. Lampe has received a number of UBC and international awards for his scholarly contributions. He has been an Associate Editor for several international journals, General Chair of the Smart Grid Communications, International Power Line Communications and Ultra-Wideband Communications conferences, and an officer in technical committees of the IEEE Communications Society. He is the lead co-editor of the book Power Line Communications.

Research Interests

Communication and information theory, Smart Grid, Grid diagnostics, Ultra-wideband (UWB), Wireless sensor networks, Localization and tracking, RFID, Cognitive radio, Power line communications, Compressed sensing, Machine Learning

Research Area

Research Group


  • ELEC 221 – Signals and Systems
  • ELEC 321 – Stochastic Signals and Systems
  • ELEC 400M – Machine Learning Fundamentals for Engineers
  • EECE 571M – Machine Learning Fundamentals for Engineers

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