Poompat Saengudomlert (ภูมิพัฒ แสงอุดมเลิศ) 
is currently a Research Scholar and Associate Professor in Telecommunication Engineering at BU-CROCCS (Bangkok University's Center of Research in Optoelectronics, Communications and Control Systems), Thailand.  His research areas include communication theory, optical communications, and network algorithms & optimization.  

He received the scholarship from His Majesty the King of Thailand to obtain the B.S.E. degree in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University, USA, in 1996.  He then obtained the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, both in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, in 1998 and 2002 respectively.  During 2003 – 2004, he served as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS), MIT, USA.  From January 2005 to April 2013, he served as an Assistant and then Associate Professor in Telecommunications at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand.  He has taught graduate courses on signals & systems, digital communications, optical networks, and network optimization. 

His current research topics include the following.
  • Digital modulation & coding techniques for indoor optical wireless communications
  • Analysis of outage events in cognitive radio transmissions through TV white spaces
  • Resource allocation for video transmissions over multi-hop communication networks
  • Fault detection and localization algorithms for transparent optical switching networks
In addition to the above research topics, he is currently involved in the following development projects.
  • Development of low-cost software defined communication laboratories for developing countries
  • Development of free software for basic network algorithms and optimization
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