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Dr Ramji Venkataramanan


Ramji Venkataramanan

University Lecturer in Digital Communications and Signal Processing

Academic Division: Information Engineering

Research group: Signal Processing and Communications

Telephone: +44 1223 7 66767


Personal website


Research interests

My research interests are broadly in include information theory, communications, statistical inference and learning. A more detailed description of my work can be found here.

Teaching activity

  • 4F5: Advanced Communications and Coding
  • 1B Paper 6 (Communications)
  • 1A Exposition
  • Supervises 1B Paper 6 Information Engineering) and Paper 7 (Mathematical Methods) for Trinity Hall students
  • Organises the biweekly Signal Processing and Communications Lab seminar

Research opportunities

An EPSRC-funded studentship is available (for UK/EU students). Details here.

Other positions

Fellow of Trinity Hall


I am a University Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Engineering at the University of Cambridge where I am also a Fellow of Trinity Hall. I am part of the Signal Processing and Communications Lab in the Division of Information Engineering. I received my Ph.D in EE(Systems) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2008, and my undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras in 2002. Before joining Cambridge University in 2013, I held post-doctoral positions at Stanford University and Yale University.

My research interests are broadly in communications and information processing for networks and include information theory, coding, compression, and statistical inference.