Brussels / 31 January & 1 February 2015


Tom Rondeau

The speaker description is potentially outdated as it is from a previous FOSDEM edition.

Tom Rondeau leads the GNU Radio project, which allows him to pursue his interests in researching, developing, and experimenting with the technical and pedagogical aspects of signals, radio, engineering, and software.

Thomas (Tom) Rondeau holds a Ph.D. from Virginia Tech in Electrical Engineering, graduating in 2007. Tom is the current maintainer and lead developer of GNU Radio, is a visiting scholar with the University of Pennsylvania, and was formerly a postdoctoral research engineer with CTVR, Trinity College, Dublin from 2007 to 2008. He works as a consultant on GNU Radio and wireless technology through his firm Rondeau Research, LLC.

Tom's Ph.D. dissertation on cognitive radio received the Council of Graduate School's Distinguished Dissertation for Math, Science, and Engineering. His research interests span areas of communications theory, signal processing, and software design, which are all a part of his larger interests in software and cognitive radios.

Tom is an avid reader of all types of literature and enjoys cooking and eating most types of food. In his spare time, he attempts to write while he's at home in Vermont with his many cats.


Title Day Room Track Start End
Introduction to Using GNU Radio Sunday AW1.125 Software defined radio 09:15 10:15