bob baxley

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Bob is the Chief Engineer at Bastille where he helps build systems to sift through massive amounts of radio frequency data. He joined Bastille in 2014 shortly after the company was founded. In addition to setting organization-wide technical strategy at Bastille, Bob also leads the Data Science and Signal Processing teams.

Bob has more than 10 years of experience implementing machine learning systems with an emphasis on cognitive radios. Prior to joining Bastille, Bob was the Director of the Software Defined Radio Lab at the Georgia Tech Research Institute. In that role, Bob led GTRI’s team to second place out of 90 international competitors in the DARPA Spectrum Challenge.

In 2008 Bob earned his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech. During his graduate work, he was recognized with the Sigma Xi Best Thesis award, the CSIP PhD Research Award, and the NSF GRFP Award. He has co-authored over 80 peer-reviewed papers, is the inventor of 17 patents, and formerly served at an Associate Editor for Digital Signal Processing.

In addition to his role at Bastille, Bob is an Adjunct Faculty member in the School of ECE at Georgia Tech. He also co-founded a data science non-profit organization called Anidata, where he currently serves as a board member.




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