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Martin Haenggi

Martin Haenggi

Frank M. Freimann Chair Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

Frank M. Freimann Chair Professor
College of Engineering

Frank M. Freimann Chair Professor
Wireless Institute


Phone: 574-631-6103

Office: 274 Fitzpatrick Hall


M.Sc. (EE): Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), 1995.

Ph.D. (EE): Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), 1999.


Martin Haenggi is a Professor of electrical engineering and a Concurrent Professor of applied mathematics and statistics at the University of Notre Dame. He received the Dipl. Ing. (M.Sc.) and Dr. sc. techn. (Ph.D.) degrees in electrical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in 1995 and 1999, respectively.
He has published over 200 articles in journals and conferences, and he is the author of the textbook "Stochastic Geometry for Wireless Networks" (Cambridge, 2012) and a coauthor of the monograph "Interference in Large Wireless Networks" (NOW, 2008).
His scientific interests include wireless communications and networking, with an emphasis on theoretical and experimental methods for the analysis and design of cellular, ad hoc, mesh, cognitive, sensor, and D2D networks.
He currently serves as the Chair of the Executive Editorial Committee of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, and he received the ETH Medal for both his M.Sc. and Ph.D. theses, a CAREER award from the U.S. National Science Foundation in 2005, and
the 2010 IEEE Communications Society Best Tutorial Paper award.

Summary of Activities/Interests

Research Interests:

- Modeling, analysis, and design of wireless networks using stochastic geometry

- Full-duplex communication

- Experimentation using software-defined radio

- Random graphs and percolation theory

For more details, please visit Dr. Haenggi's personal page (refer to

Courses: Digital Signal Processing
                 Stochastic Geometry for Wireless Networks
                 Communication Networks


Haenggi on Clarivate Analytics’ Highly Cited Researchers List

December 19, 2018

NDEE Professor Martin Haenggi has–for the second year in a row–received the honor of being placed on Clarivate Analytics’ Highly Cited Researchers list.

Haenggi’s Fourth Book Release: Stochastic Geometry

June 16, 2018

5G is on the horizon. EE Frank M. Freimann professor Martin Haenggi has co-published his fourth book, which will prepare electrical engineering scholars for the movement.

Notre Dame Faculty Named among the Top One Percent of Highly Cited Researchers

December 18, 2017

Two University of Notre Dame researchers – Martin Haenggi and Prashant V. Kamat – have been named to Clarivate Analytics’ 2017 Highly Cited Researchers list.

Haenggi Honored by IEEE Communication Society for Two Best Papers

April 20, 2017

Martin Haenggi, the Frank M. Freimann Professor of Electrical Engineering and concurrent professor in the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Notre Dame, has been named the recipient of two prestigious awards from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Communications Society: the 2017 Stephen O. Rice Prize and the 2017 Best Survey Paper Award.

Haenggi Named Editor-in-Chief for 
IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications

January 17, 2017

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has named Martin Haenggi the editor-in-chief of Transactions on Wireless Communications. Widely recognized as the top international journal in the area of wireless communications and networks, it is also one of the largest of the IEEE journals in terms of annual submissions, published papers, and the size of the editorial board.