MOMENT Lab | People


 

 


Faculty

Professor Elizabeth M. Belding

Research Interests: Future wireless networks, deployment and monitoring, wireless networks for developing regions, network adaptability, and multimedia support.

E-mail: ebelding@cs.ucsb.edu
Homepagehttp://www.cs.ucsb.edu/~ebelding

 


Current Lab Members

Ph.D. Students

Lara Deek

E-mail: laradeek@cs.ucsb.edu
Homepage: http://cs.ucsb.edu/~laradeek

Mariya Zheleva

E-mail: mariya@cs.ucsb.edu
Homepage: http://cs.ucsb.edu/~mariya

Daniel Iland

E-mail: iland@cs.ucsb.edu
Homepage: http://cs.ucsb.edu/~iland

Morgan Vigil

E-mail: mvigil@cs.ucsb.edu
Homepage: http://cs.ucsb.edu/~mvigil

Paul Schmitt

E-mail: pschmitt@cs.ucsb.edu
Homepage: http://cs.ucsb.edu/~pschmitt

Michael Nekrasov

E-mail: mikrasov@gmail.com
Homepage: http://mikrasov.com

Masters Students

Sarah

Sarah Jones

E-mail: sarahejones@umail.ucsb.edu


Hall of Fame - Lab Alumni

Ph.D. Degrees

David Johnson

Graduated: Winter 2013
Dissertation Title: Re-architecting Internet Access and Wireless Networks for Rural Developing Regions
Homepage: http://cs.ucsb.edu/~davidj
Current Position: Research Group Leader, Cognitive Radios for Emerging Regions, Meraka Institute, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Cape Town, South Africa

Veljko Pejovic

Graduated: Summer 2012
Dissertation Title: Adaptive and Resource-Efficient Rural Area Wireless Networks
Homepage: http://www.cs.ucsb.edu/~veljko
Current Position: Research Fellow, Computer Science Department, University of Birmingham, UK

Mike Wittie

Graduated: Summer 2011
Dissertation Title: Towards Sustained Scalability of Communication Networks
Homepage: http://www.cs.ucsb.edu/~mwittie
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Montana State University

Ramya Raghavendra

Graduated: Fall 2010
Dissertation Title: Architecting Adaptive Resource-Aware Protocols for Large Wireless Networks
Homepage: http://www.cs.ucsb.edu/~ramya
Current Position: IBM Research, Hawthorne, NY

Ashish Sharma

Graduated: Fall 2010
Dissertation Title: Reconfigurable, Energy-Efficient, and Application-Aware Wireless Systems for Emerging Markets
Homepage: http://moment.cs.ucsb.edu/~asharma
Current Position: Google, Mountain View, CA

Sumit Singh

Graduated: Fall 2009
Dissertation Title: Medium Access Control and Bandwidth Allocation for Millimeter Wave and WiFi Networks
Homepage: http://www.ece.ucsb.edu/wcsl/people/sumit
Current Position: Moseley Wireless Solutions Group, SB, CA

Prashanth Acharya

Graduated: Summer 2009
Dissertation Title: Towards Measurement-driven Multimedia Support in Wireless Mesh Networks
Homepage: http://www.cs.ucsb.edu/~acharya
Current Position: Amazon, Seattle, WA

Irfan Sheriff

Graduated: Summer 2008
Dissertation Title: Resource Estimation and Control in Wireless Networks
Homepage: http://www.cs.ucsb.edu/~isheriff
Current Position: Google, Mountain View, CA

Amit Jardosh

Graduated: Fall 2007
Dissertation Title: Adaptive Large-scale Wireless Networks: Measurements, Protocol Designs, and Simulation Studies.
Homepage: http://moment.cs.ucsb.edu/~amitj
Current Position: Yahoo!, Santa Clara, CA

Krishna Ramachandran

Graduated: Fall 2006
Dissertation Title: Design, Deployment, and Management of High-capacity Large-scale Wireless Networks
Homepage: http://moment.cs.ucsb.edu/~krishna
Current Position: Citrix Online, Santa Barbara

Kimaya Mittal (formerly Sanzgiri)

Graduated: Fall 2006
Dissertation Title: Towards Ubiquitous Multihop Wireless Networks: Addressing Capacity and Security Challenges
Homepage: http://moment.cs.ucsb.edu/~kimaya
Current Position: Citrix Online, Santa Barbara

Ian Chakeres

Graduated: Summer 2005
Dissertation Title: Multimedia Support in Wireless Multihop Networks
Homepage: http://www.ianchak.com
Current Position: CenGen, Columbia, Maryland

Yuan Sun

Graduated: Summer 2005
Dissertation Title: Towards Adaptive, Robust and Self-organizing Multi-hop Wireless Networks
Current Position: Google, New York

Post-doctoral Researchers

Eduard Garcia Villegas

Current Position: Lecturer (Assistant Professor), BarcelonaTECH (UPC)
Homepage: http://www.linkedin.com/in/eduardgv

Henrik Lundgren

Current Position: Researcher, Thomson Research, Paris

Masters Degrees

 

Arghyadip Paul

Project Title: Mobile Telephony for Rural Areas

 

Meng (Maggie) Wang

Project Title: VillageShare - Facebook Application Facilitating File Sharing in Rural Areas

Manasa Chandrashekar, M.S. Winter 2012

Project Title: Vertical Handover using Device Perceived Network Performance

Abhinav Anand, M.S. Winter 2012

Project Title: VillageCell: Cost Effective Cellular Connectivity in Rural Areas

 

Michael Benny, M.S. Fall 2005

Project Title: MeshMon: A Framework for Monitoring Wireless Mesh Nentworks

 

 

Andrew Hewatt, M.S., Fall 2005

Project Title: MeshViz: A Dynamic Presentation Platform for Delivering Network Data in Real-Time

 

 

Alex Touma, M.S., Summer 2005

Project Title: MeshMan: A Mesh Network Development and Management Framework

 

 

Kavitha Srinivasan, M.S., Fall 2004

Thesis Title: AODVSTAT: An Intrusion Detection System for Ad hoc Networks

 

 

Christopher F. Shiflet, M.S., Summer 2004

Thesis Title: Address Aggregation in Mobile Ad hoc Networks

 

 

Sean Tucker, M.S., Spring 2004

Project Title: Lightweight Multicast Authentication

 

 

Vrishali Wagle, M.S., Winter 2004

Project Title: A Scalable Ontology-based Service Discovery Mechanism using a P2P Approach

 

 

Sumit Gwalani, M.S., Summer 2003

Thesis Title: Intrusion Detection in Wireless Ad hoc Networks

 

 

Swaminathan Sundaramurthy, M.S., Summer 2003

Thesis Title: Discouraging Selfishness in Mobile Ad hoc Networks

 

 

Gustavo Zaera, M.S., Spring 2003

Thesis Title: Reservation-based Quality of Service in Ad hoc Networks

 

 


Visiting Students

 

Moshe Masonta

Period: September 2011 to December 2011
Visiting from: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa

Anders Lindgren

Period: January 2004 to July 2004
Visiting from: Lulea University of Technology, Sweden