A. Chockalingam received the B.E.(Hons.) degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from P.S.G. College of Technology, Coimbatore, India in 1984 and the M.Tech degree in Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering from IIT, Kharaghpur, in 1985. In 1993, he obtained the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Communication Engineering from IISc, Bangalore. He was a Post doctoral fellow in University of California, San Diego (UCSD) from Dec. 1993 to Nov. 1995. From Dec. 1995 to May 1996, he worked as Assistant Project Scientist at UCSD. He worked as Staff Engineer/Manager at Qualcomm, Inc., San Diego. Currently, he is a Professor in the department of Electrical Communication Engineering at IISc, Bangalore.
He served as an Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS and as an Associate Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGY. He also served as a Guest Editor for special issues in IEEE JOURNAL ON SELECTED AREAS IN COMMUNICATIONS and IEEE JOURNAL OF SELECTED TOPICS IN SIGNAL PROCESSING. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Sciences India, the Indian National Science Academy, and the Indian Academy of Sciences. He is an author of the book on LARGE MIMO SYSTEMS published by Cambridge University Press. He is a recipient of the Swarnajayanti Fellowship and the J. C. Bose National Fellowship, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.