Michael F. Talley Jr.

Morgan State University

Michael F. Talley Jr.

Michael F. Talley Jr. earned both his bachelor’s (2009) and master’s (2011) degrees in electrical engineering from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (A&T), Greensboro, NC. He currently is a doctoral student researcher in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Morgan State University, Baltimore, where his concentrations are radio frequency (RF) communications, digital signal processing, and deep learning.  Previously, he served on the Device Type/Brand Classification Team for Morgan State’s Student Research Program. In summer 2018, he was a member of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory ATLAS Internship Program, completing work on the AT&T LTE Priority Services Project and IoT Network IQ Data Analysis Project. Since 2019, he has been a system engineer with KBR Inc. (previously Centauri), where he also is conducting dissertation research with the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) through a National Science Foundation grant. Michael is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and its Communication Society as well as the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). He has completed the NC State Building Future Faculty (BFF) and NextProf Nexus Future Faculty programs. As a future educator, he hopes to develop a laboratory that focuses on mentorship and exposing underrepresented minorities to STEM opportunities that connect them to high-level research appointments.

Research Interests

Radio Frequency Machine Learning