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Matthew Valenti

Professor - Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Site Director - WVU Center for Identification Technology Research

Valenti's research and teaching interests are in the areas of communication theory, wireless networks, error-control coding, secure biometrics, and statistical signal processing. He previously worked as an Electronics Engineer at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. Valenti serves as WVU’s Director of the Center for Identification Technology Research (CITeR). He is a recipient of the 2019 MILCOM Award for Sustained Technical Achievement. Valenti is registered as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the state of West Virginia and is a Fellow of the IEEE.


Ph.D.,Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1999

M.S., Electrical Engineering, Johns Hopkins, 1995

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1992