- Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering. University of Southern California (2002)
- M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering. University of Southern California (1998)
- B.Sc. (Hons.) in Natural Sciences. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras (1994)

## Research Areas

Coding theory, communication science, machine learning, web applications, bioacoustics, geographical information science, computer simulations, finite fields and distributed computing.

## Publications

**Articles**

**Published**
- Miguel Acevedo, Carlos Corrada-Bravo, Hector Corrada-Bravo, Luis Villanueva-Rivera, and T. Mitchell (2009). Automated classification of bird and amphibian calls using machine learning: a comparison of methods.
*Journal of Ecological Informatics*

- I. Rubio, G. Mullen, C. Corrada and F. Castro (2008). Dickson permutation polynomials that decompose in cycles of the same length.
*AMS Contemporary Math*, 461, 229-239

- I. Rubio and C. Corrada Bravo (2004). Cyclic decomposition of permutations of finite fields
obtained using monomials.
*Finite Fields and Applications, Lecture Notes in Computer
Science, 2948*, 254 - 261

- C. Corrada-Bravo and I. Rubio (2004). Algebraic Construction of Interleavers Using Permutation Polynomials.
*Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Communications*, 911-915

- O. Moreno, C. J. Corrada-Bravo, and S. Maric (2003). New sequence design constructions for ultra–wideband systems.
* IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory*, 435

- C. J. Corrada Bravo and P. V. Kumar (2003). Permutation polynomials for interleavers in turbo codes.
* IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory*, 318

- C. J. Corrada Bravo and I. Rubio (2003). Deterministic interleavers for turbo codes with random-like performance and simple implementation.
*3rd International Symposium on TurboCodes*

- R. A. Scholtz, P. V. Kumar, and C. J. Corrada-Bravo (2002). Some problems and results in ultra-wideband signal design.
*Sequences and
Their Applications: Proceedings of Sequences and Their Applications (SETA) ’01*, 72 - 87

- R. A. Scholtz, P. V. Kumar, and C. J. Corrada-Bravo (2001). Some problems and results in ultra-wideband signal design.
*Sequences and Their Applications: Proceedings of Sequences and Their Applications (SETA) '01*, 72-87

- O. Moreno, S. W. Golomb, and C. J. Corrada-Bravo (1997). Extended sonar sequences.
* IEEE Transactions on Information Theory*, 43, 6, 1999 - 2005

- S. V. Maric, O. Moreno, and C. J. Corrada-Bravo (1996). Multimedia transmission in fiber-optic lans using optical cdma.
*Journal of Lightwave Technology*, 14, 10, 2149 - 2153

**Submitted**
- Francis Castro, Carlos J Corrada Bravo, Natalia Pacheco, Ivelisse Rubio Canabal. Explicit formulas for monomial involutions over finite fields

## Professional Activities

**Talks**

- Turbo Encoders with Interleavers Constructed Using Dickson Polynomials, Aerospace Conference, UPR–RP (2009)
- Algebraic Construction of Interleavers Using Permutation Monomials, 2004 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Paris, France (2004)
- Cyclic Decomposition of Permutations of Finite Fields Obtained Using Mono- mials and Applications to Turbo Codes, Finite Fields and Applications (Fq7), Toulouse, France (2003)
- Deterministic Interleavers for Turbo Codes with Random-like Performance and Simple Implementation, 3rd International Symposium on Turbo Codes, Brest, France (2003)

**Workshops Attended**

- ABET: Faculty Workshop on Assesing Program Outcomes, Mayaguez, PR. (2006)

## Grants

**Submitted**

**Automating Biodiversity Monitoring, Data Archiving, and Data Presentation, Legacy**

Role: *Co-PI (Co-Principal Investigator)*

Funds: $191,674.00

**Current**

**Passive Acoustic Technology: A Novel Approach For Monitoring Marine Community Dynamics, FIPI **

Role: *PI (Principal Investigator)*

Start date: July 1, 2010 | End date: June 30, 2012

Funds: $61,000

**Completed**

**Automated bird and amphibian species identiﬁcation computer program., DoD Legacy Resource Management Program **

Role: *Co-PI (Co-Principal Investigator)*

Start date: June 1, 2007 | End date: December 31, 2010

Funds: $429,000
**Distributed, Wireless, and Educational Computing Initiative at the College of Natural Sciences, Army Research Office **

Role: *PI (Principal Investigator)*

Start date: November 1, 2004 | End date: October 31, 2005

Funds: $187,000
**Accelerating Puerto Rican Students into the National Research Effort in Mathematics and Computer Science, NSF **

Role: *Co-PI (Co-Principal Investigator)*

Start date: September 1, 2006 | End date: August 31, 2011

Funds: $500,000
**Applications of Permutation Monomials to Turbo Codes., Puerto Rico Space Grant Consortium **

Role: *Co-PI (Co-Principal Investigator)*

Start date: September 1, 2002 | End date: August 31, 2003

Funds: $50,000
**Automated remote data acquisition, analysis and dissemination of biodiversity indicators in the context of global climate change, NSF **

Role: *Co-PI (Co-Principal Investigator)*

Start date: September 1, 2007 | End date: May 31, 2011

Funds: $775,000