Zoran Kostić

     Zoran Kostić,Ph.D.       zk2172(at)columbia.edu    

     Professor of Professional Practice, EE MS Program Director

      Electrical Engineering Department, Data Sciences Institute, Columbia University in the City of New York

Research Projects


Active Interests and Research 

Funded Projects

 Supported by

 Retired Reports and Datasets

Short Bio

    Zoran Kostic received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester and Dipl. Ing. degree from the University of Novi Sad. Prior to joining Electrical Engineering department of Columbia University, he worked on research and development  in Bell Laboratories, AT&T Research, Thomson Multimedia, The Mathworks and Broadcom, and taught at several academic institutions. 

    Zoran's industrial expertise spans mobile data systems and wireless communications, from algorithms and VLSI modem design to architecture of TCP/IP-based cellular networks in early OFDM-based systems. He worked on software-defined radios, display processing and openVG graphics engines.  His work covered both research and SW/HW system development, which resulted in notable publications record, three dozen patents and critical contributions to successful products. As a Senior Principal Scientist, he was the system architecture lead for two multi-core mobile SoC product lines. Zoran's present interests lie in deep learning applications in smart cities and medicine, internet of things, mobile data, and applications of parallel and heterogeneous computing architectures. He has experience in Intellectual Property consulting.

   Dr. Kostic is a senior member of the IEEE. He served as an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Communications and IEEE Communications Letters, and organized technical symposia and numerous conference sessions.