Philip V. Orlik

Philip V. Orlik
  • Phone: 617-621-7570
  • Email: porlik[at]merl[dot]com
  • Biography

    Prior to joining MERL in 2000, Phil worked as a simulation engineer for the MITRE Corporation. His current research interests include wireless communications and networking, signal processing for communication systems, queuing theory, and analytical modeling.

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  • MERL Publications

    •  Guo, J., Orlik, P., Zhang, J., Ishibashi, K., "Reliable Routing in Large Scale Wireless Sensor Networks", Tech. Rep. TR2014-071, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Cambridge, MA, July 2014.
      BibTeX Download PDFRead TR2014-071
      • @techreport{MERL_TR2014-071,
      • author = {Guo, J. and Orlik, P. and Zhang, J. and Ishibashi, K.},
      • title = {Reliable Routing in Large Scale Wireless Sensor Networks},
      • institution = {MERL - Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories},
      • address = {Cambridge, MA 02139},
      • number = {TR2014-071},
      • month = jul,
      • year = 2014,
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2014-071/}
      • }
    •  Yang, X., Guo, J., Orlik, P., Parsons, K., Ishibashi, K., "Stability Metric Based Routing Protocol for Low-Power and Lossy Networks", IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2014.6883895, June 2014, pp. 3688 - 3693.
      BibTeX Download PDFRead TR2014-045
      • @inproceedings{Yang2014jun,
      • author = {Yang, X. and Guo, J. and Orlik, P. and Parsons, K. and Ishibashi, K.},
      • title = {Stability Metric Based Routing Protocol for Low-Power and Lossy Networks},
      • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)},
      • year = 2014,
      • pages = {3688 -- 3693},
      • month = jun,
      • doi = {10.1109/ICC.2014.6883895},
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2014-045}
      • }
    •  Pajovic, M., Kim, K.J., Koike-Akino, T., Orlik, P., "Modified Probabilistic Data Association Algorithms", IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2014.6884218, June 2014, pp. 5628 - 5634.
    •  Weng, Z., Orlik, P., Kim, K.J., "Classification of Wireless Interference on 2.4GHz Spectrum", IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), April 2014.
      BibTeX Download PDFRead TR2014-018
      • @inproceedings{Weng2014apr,
      • author = {Weng, Z. and Orlik, P. and Kim, K.J.},
      • title = {Classification of Wireless Interference on 2.4GHz Spectrum},
      • booktitle = {IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC)},
      • year = 2014,
      • month = apr,
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2014-018}
      • }
    •  Sorensen, J.H., Koike-Akino, T., Orlik, P., Ostergaard, J., Popovski, P., "Ripple Design of LT Codes for BIAWGN Channels", IEEE Transactions on Communications, DOI: 10.1109/TCOMM.2013.122013.130116, ISSN: 0090-6778, pp. 1-8, January 2014.
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      • @article{Sorensen2014jan,
      • author = {Sorensen, J.H. and Koike-Akino, T. and Orlik, P. and Ostergaard, J. and Popovski, P.},
      • title = {Ripple Design of LT Codes for BIAWGN Channels},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Communications},
      • year = 2014,
      • pages = {1--8},
      • month = jan,
      • doi = {10.1109/TCOMM.2013.122013.130116},
      • issn = {0090-6778},
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2014-007}
      • }
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  • MERL Issued Patents

    • Title: "Method for Detecting, Classifying, and Reducing Interference in Wireless Networks"
      Inventors: Kim, Kyeong-Jin; Orlik, Philip V.; Bhatti, Ghulam M.
      Patent No.: 8,891,700
      Issue Date: Nov 18, 2014
    • Title: "Methods for Energy Efficient Reoptimization of Optical Networks"
      Inventors: Parsons, Kieran; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 8,891,967
      Issue Date: Nov 18, 2014
    • Title: "Method for Reducing Interference in OFDM Wireless Networks"
      Inventors: Annavajjala, Ramesh; Orlik, Philip V.; Li, Liangbin
      Patent No.: 8,811,545
      Issue Date: Aug 19, 2014
    • Title: "Avoiding Broken Links in Smart Meter Networks for Loop-Free Routing of Packets"
      Inventors: Guo, Jianlin; Bhatti, Ghulam M.; Orlik, Philip V.; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 8,750,100
      Issue Date: Jun 10, 2014
    • Title: "Method of Selecting Antennas in a Wireless Communicating Network for High Reliability and Low Latency"
      Inventors: Yim, Man Hei Raymond; Guo, Jianlin; Orlik, Philip V.; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 8,737,455
      Issue Date: May 27, 2014
    • Title: "Channel Scan for Smart Meter Networks to Determine Operating Channels"
      Inventors: Guo, Jianlin; Orlik, Philip V.; Zhang, Jinyun; Bhatti, Ghulam M.
      Patent No.: 8,654,711
      Issue Date: Feb 18, 2014
    • Title: "Method for Scheduling Data Transmission in Hybrid Communication Networks for Transportation Safety Systems"
      Inventors: Guo, Jianlin; Yim, Man Hei Raymond; Zhang, Jinyun; Orlik, Philip V.; Duan, Chunjie; Igo Jr., Frederick J.
      Patent No.: 8,565,214
      Issue Date: Oct 22, 2013
    • Title: "Non-Coherent Space-Time Trellis-Coded Modulations for Network-Coded Wireless Relay Communications"
      Inventors: Koike-Akino, Toshiaki; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 8,553,792
      Issue Date: Oct 8, 2013
    • Title: "STTC Encoder for Single Antenna WAVE Transceivers"
      Inventors: Orlik, Philip V.; Yim, Man Hei Raymond; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 8,520,791
      Issue Date: Aug 27, 2013
    • Title: "Method for Discovering and Maintaining Routes in Smart Meter Networks"
      Inventors: Guo, Jianlin; Bhatti, Ghulam M.; Orlik, Philip V.; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 8,509,109
      Issue Date: Aug 13, 2013
    • Title: "Iterative Carrier Phase Compensation in Coherent Fiber Optic Receivers"
      Inventors: Duan, Chunjie; Parsons, Kieran; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 8,498,544
      Issue Date: Jul 30, 2013
    • Title: "Carrier Allocation and Time Sharing for OFDMA/TDMA Networks"
      Inventors: Orlik, Philip V.; Duan, Chunjie; Sahinoglu, Zafer; Zhang, Jinyun; Du, Qing He
      Patent No.: 8,472,304
      Issue Date: Jun 25, 2013
    • Title: "Method for Generating Coverage Maps for Wireless Networks with Mobile Devices"
      Inventors: Orlik, Philip V.; Guo, Jianlin; Nagai, Yukimasa
      Patent No.: 8,452,310
      Issue Date: May 28, 2013
    • Title: "Cross-Free High-Dimensional Constellations for Dual-Polarized Non-Linear Fiber-Optic Communications"
      Inventors: Koike-Akino, Toshiaki; Orlik, Philip V.; Parsons, Kieran
      Patent No.: 8,433,205
      Issue Date: Apr 30, 2013
    • Title: "Implicit Channel Sounding for Closed-Loop Transmission in MIMO-OFDM Wireless Networks"
      Inventors: Annavajjala, Ramesh; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 8,428,008
      Issue Date: Apr 23, 2013
    • Title: "Method and System for Decoding OFDM Signals Subject to Narrowband Interference"
      Inventors: Yim, Man Hei Raymond; Orlik, Philip V.; Duan, Chunjie; Mukherjee, Amitav; ZHANG, Jin
      Patent No.: 8,428,165
      Issue Date: Apr 23, 2013
    • Title: "Wireless Communication Network for Transportation Safety Systems"
      Inventors: Yim, Man Hei Raymond; Orlik, Philip V.; Duan, Chunjie; Zhang, Jinyun; Guo, Jianlin; Igo Jr., Frederick J.
      Patent No.: 8,418,813
      Issue Date: Apr 16, 2013
    • Title: "OFDM Networks with Pseudo-Random Phase Precoding"
      Inventors: Annavajjala, Ramesh; Orlik, Philip V.; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 8,290,074
      Issue Date: Oct 16, 2012
    • Title: "Method for Encoding Data Symbols with Implicitly Embedded Pilot Symbols in Resource Blocks for Wireless Networks"
      Inventors: Annavajjala, Ramesh; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 8,284,862
      Issue Date: Oct 9, 2012
    • Title: "Analog Beamforming to Reduce Interference in WiMAX Networks"
      Inventors: Kuze, Toshiyuki; Molisch, Andreas F.; Orlik, Philip V.; Tao, Zhifeng; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 8,274,930
      Issue Date: Sep 25, 2012
    • Title: "Method for Physically Making Objects Continuous Functions"
      Inventors: Yim, Man Hei Raymond; Orlik, Philip V.; Brinkman, Dirk
      Patent No.: 8,262,001
      Issue Date: Sep 11, 2012
    • Title: "Method for Performing Soft Decision Decoding of Euclidean Space Reed-Muller Codes"
      Inventors: Orlik, Philip V.; Yim, Man Hei Raymond; Parsons, Kieran; Tarokh, Vahid; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 8,245,116
      Issue Date: Aug 14, 2012
    • Title: "Feedback for Transmit Precoding in Wireless Networks"
      Inventors: Pun, Man On; Zhang, Jinyun; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 8,243,582
      Issue Date: Aug 14, 2012
    • Title: "Parametric Compression of Rank-1 Analog Feedback"
      Inventors: Porat, Ron; Orlik, Philip V.; Annavajjala, Ramesh; Pun, Man On
      Patent No.: 8,238,277
      Issue Date: Aug 7, 2012
    • Title: "Method and Protocol for Congestion Control in a Vehicular Network"
      Inventors: Ye, Fei; Yim, Man Hei Raymond; Saito, Masashi; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 8,233,389
      Issue Date: Jul 31, 2012
    • Title: "Method For Optimizing Performance in Multi-Cell OFDMA Networks"
      Inventors: Tao, Zhifeng; Orlik, Philip V.; Kuze, Toshiyuki
      Patent No.: 8,223,705
      Issue Date: Jul 17, 2012
    • Title: "Cooperative Ultra-Reliable Wireless Communications"
      Inventors: Tao, Zhifeng; Orlik, Philip V.; Sahinoglu, Zafer; Zhang, Jinyun; Molisch, Andreas F.
      Patent No.: 8,218,523
      Issue Date: Jul 10, 2012
    • Title: "Coding for Large Antenna Arrays in MIMO Networks"
      Inventors: Matsumoto, Wataru; Molisch, Andreas F.; Orlik, Philip V.; Tao, Zhifeng; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 8,179,990
      Issue Date: May 15, 2012
    • Title: "Method for Broadcasting Alert Message in Mobile Multi-Hop Networks Using Inferred Distance Prioritization"
      Inventors: Guo, Jianlin; Orlik, Philip V.; Yim, Man Hei Raymond
      Patent No.: 8,155,044
      Issue Date: Apr 10, 2012
    • Title: "Unified STTC Encoder for WAVE Transcievers"
      Inventors: Orlik, Philip V.; Yim, Man Hei Raymond; Zhang, Lu; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 8,139,668
      Issue Date: Mar 20, 2012
    • Title: "Zero Correction Zone Based Preamble for Oversampled OFDM Networks in URWIN"
      Inventors: Du, Qing He; Orlik, Philip V.; Duan, Chunjie; Sahinoglu, Zafer
      Patent No.: 8,089,856
      Issue Date: Jan 3, 2012
    • Title: "Hybrid Automatic Repeat Requests Coding in MIMO Networks"
      Inventors: Matsumoto, Wataru; Molisch, Andreas F.; Orlik, Philip V.; Tao, Zhifeng; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 8,073,071
      Issue Date: Dec 6, 2011
    • Title: "Method for Decoding Codewords Transmitted Over Non-Coherent Channels in MIMO–OFDM Networks Using Grassmann Codes and Superblocks"
      Inventors: Orlik, Philip V.; Toshiaki, Koike-Akino
      Patent No.: 8,059,747
      Issue Date: Nov 15, 2011
    • Title: "Beamforming in Wireless Vehicular Networks"
      Inventors: Orlik, Philip V.; Yim, Man Hei Raymond; Annavajjala, Ramesh; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 8,023,915
      Issue Date: Sep 20, 2011
    • Title: "Cross-Talk Cancellation in Cooperative Wireless Relay Networks"
      Inventors: Tao, Zhifeng; Orlik, Philip V.; Ma, Jun; Li, Geoffrey Ye; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 8,014,263
      Issue Date: Sep 6, 2011
    • Title: "Signaling and Training for Antenna Selection in OFDMA Networks"
      Inventors: Molisch, Andreas F.; Orlik, Philip V.; Sawa, Kentaro; Tao, Zhifeng; Uchida, Shigeru; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 8,009,580
      Issue Date: Aug 30, 2011
    • Title: "Device, Method And Protocol For Private UWB Ranging"
      Inventors: Molisch, Andreas F.; Orlik, Philip V.; Sahinoglu, Zafer
      Patent No.: 7,995,644
      Issue Date: Aug 9, 2011
    • Title: "Cooperative Base Stations in Wireless Networks"
      Inventors: Dong, Lun; Molisch, Andreas F.; Orlik, Philip V.; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 7,826,853
      Issue Date: Nov 2, 2010
    • Title: "Method for Reducing Inter-Cell Interference in Wireless OFDMA Networks"
      Inventors: Chen, Ying Da; Orlik, Philip V.; Teo, Koon Hoo; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 7,813,739
      Issue Date: Oct 12, 2010
    • Title: "Method for Transmitting a Communications Packet in a Wireless Communications Network"
      Inventors: Molisch, Andreas F.; Orlik, Philip V.; Sahinoglu, Zafer
      Patent No.: 7,801,107
      Issue Date: Sep 21, 2010
    • Title: "Method for Estimating Channels in Two-Hop MIMO AF Networks"
      Inventors: Ma, Jun; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 7,796,630
      Issue Date: Sep 14, 2010
    • Title: "Adaptive Frame Durations for Time-Hopped Impulse Radio Systems"
      Inventors: Molisch, Andreas F.; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 7,620,369
      Issue Date: Nov 17, 2009
    • Title: "Route Selection in Cooperative Relay Networks"
      Inventors: Mehta, Neelesh B.; Molisch, Andreas F.; Orlik, Philip V.; Sahinoglu, Zafer; Tao, Zhifeng; Yedidia, Jonathan S.; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 7,593,342
      Issue Date: Sep 22, 2009
    • Title: "Adaptive Delay Adjustment for Transmitted Reference ImpulseRadio Systems"
      Inventors: Molisch, Andreas F.; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 7,573,933
      Issue Date: Aug 11, 2009
    • Title: "Coordinating Communications in a Heterogeneous Communications Network Using Different Signal Formats"
      Inventors: Molisch, Andreas F.; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 7,555,004
      Issue Date: Jun 30, 2009
    • Title: "Modulating Signals for Coherent and Differentially Coherent Receivers"
      Inventors: Aedudodla, Sandeep R.; Molisch, Andreas F.; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 7,496,153
      Issue Date: Feb 24, 2009
    • Title: "Power and Delay Sensitive Ad-Hoc Communication Networks"
      Inventors: Orlik, Philip V.; Sahinoglu, Zafer; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 7,414,977
      Issue Date: Aug 18, 2008
    • Title: "Modulating Signals for Coherent and Differentially Coherent Receivers"
      Inventors: Molisch, Andreas F.; Orlik, Philip V.; Zhao, Shiwei
      Patent No.: 7,391,802
      Issue Date: Jun 24, 2008
    • Title: "Mary Modulation of Signals for Coherent and Differentially Coherent Receivers"
      Inventors: Molisch, Andreas F.; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 7,388,927
      Issue Date: Jun 17, 2008
    • Title: "Dynamic Resource Control for High-Speed Downlink Packet Access Wireless Channels"
      Inventors: Gu, Daqing; Orlik, Philip V.; Shao, Huai-Rong; Shen, Chia; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 7,330,433
      Issue Date: Feb 12, 2008
    • Title: "System and Method for Reducing Power Consumption in a Wireless Communications Network"
      Inventors: Orlik, Philip V.; Sahinoglu, Zafer; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 7,035,677
      Issue Date: Apr 25, 2006
    • Title: "Trellis Based Maximum Likelihood Sequence Estimation Methodfor Blind Channel Estimation and Signal Detection"
      Inventors: Cao, Lei; Gu, Daqing; Orlik, Philip V.; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 7,023,935
      Issue Date: Apr 4, 2006
    • Title: "Hybrid Adaptive Equalizer for Optical Communications Systems"
      Inventors: Orlik, Philip V.; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 7,023,912
      Issue Date: Apr 4, 2006
    • Title: "Signal Circulation for Adaptive Signal Equalization in Digital Communication Systems"
      Inventors: Horng, Jyh Chau; Orlik, Philip V.; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 7,016,405
      Issue Date: Mar 21, 2006
    • Title: "Wireless Mobile Network with an Adpative Locally Linked Mobile Network for Locally Routing MultimediaContent"
      Inventors: Bao, Jay; Orlik, Philip V.; Poon, Tommy C
      Patent No.: 7,002,933
      Issue Date: Feb 21, 2006
    • Title: "System and Method for Reducing Power Consumption in a Wireless Communications Network"
      Inventors: Orlik, Philip V.; Sahinoglu, Zafer; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 6,996,368
      Issue Date: Feb 7, 2006
    • Title: "Turbo Code Receiver for Non-frequency Selective Fast FadingChannels"
      Inventors: Horng, Jyh Chau; Orlik, Philip V.; Zhang, Jinyun
      Patent No.: 6,944,233
      Issue Date: Sep 13, 2005
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