Vijay Bhargava

BSc, MSc and PhD (Queen’s University)

Office: KAIS 4012
Phone: (604) 827-3959
Fax: (604) 822-5949



Vijay K. Bhargava has been a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UBC since 2003. Prior to UBC, he was a faculty member at the University of Victoria (1984-2003) and Concordia University (1976-1984). He is an Adjunct Professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and an Honorary Professor at the University of Electronic Science and Technology in China. He received his BSc, MSc and PhD from Queen’s University in 1970, 1972 and 1974, respectively.

Research Interests

Green communications, cognitive and cooperative wireless systems, MIMO-OFDM systems, cross-layer analysis.

Research Area

Research Group


  • ELEC 432 – Digital Communications
  • EECE 566 – Information Theory
  • EECE 564 – Detection and Estimation of Signals in Noise
  • ELEC 221 – Signals and Systems
  • EECE 571E – Fundamentals of Error Control Coding
  • ELEC 433 – Error Contol Coding for Communications and Computers
  • Electrical Engineering Seminar and Special Problems – CP CEL WRLS NTWK

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