Brian K. Butler received the B.S. degree in engineering from Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA, in 1989, the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, in 1990, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), in 2013. At UCSD, he was affiliated with the Center for Magnetic Recording Research. His research interests include coding, modulation, and the design of wireless systems and receivers.
He was with QUALCOMM, Inc., San Diego, CA, during the summer of 1989 and from 1990 until 2008. Dr. Butler holds 39 issued U.S. patents and several foreign.