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Christopher Wayne Walker

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Adjunct Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering - Systems


  • 1993, PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
  • 2011, Masters, Statistics, University of Southern California
  • 1993, Masters, Mathematics, University of Southern California
  • 1992, Masters, Applied Mathematics, University of Southern California
  • 1991, Other, Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
  • 1983, Bachelors, Electrical Engineering, University of Tennessee
  • 1987, Masters, Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology


Christopher Wayne Walker received a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from USC. He has worked at Tennessee Valley Authority, Texas Instruments, Georgia Tech Research Institute and Scientific-Atlanta. Currently he is a Senior Communications Systems Engineer at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (formerly TRW) and is also an adjunct faculty member of the Dept. of EE-Systems at USC.

Research Summary

Dr. Walker works primarily in statistical communications, coding theory, detection theory and estimation theory. He is the Subject Matter Expert in Coding Theory at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems. His current areas of research include concentration inequalities and solving polynomials over finite fields.

  • Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering - Systems

  • Charles Lee Powell Hall
  • 3737 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 2560

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-7654
  • cwwalker@cwwphd.com


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