Faculty

Principal Investigator

Research Interests:
mobile networks, network analytics, ICTD, computing for development, online social networks

Current members

Ph.D. Students

Hall of Fame - Lab Alumni

Ph.D. Degrees

Graduated:
Summer 2014
Dissertation Title:
Resource-Efficient Wireless Systems for Emerging Wireless Networks
Current Position:
Senior software engineer at Netflix
Graduated:
Summer 2014
Dissertation Title:
Modular Wireless Networks for Infrastructure-Challenged Environments
Current Position:
Visiting Assistant Professor, University at Albany SUNY
Graduated:
Winter 2013
Dissertation Title:
Re-architecting Internet Access and Wireless Networks for Rural Developing Regions
Current Position:
Research Group Leader, Cognitive Radios for Emerging Regions, Meraka Institute, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Cape Town, South Africa
Graduated:
Summer 2012
Dissertation Title:
Adaptive and Resource-Efficient Rural Area Wireless Networks
Current Position:
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Graduated:
Summer 2011
Dissertation Title:
Towards Sustained Scalability of Communication Networks
Current Position:
Assistant Professor, Montana State University
Graduated:
Fall 2010
Dissertation Title:
Architecting Adaptive Resource-Aware Protocols for Large Wireless Networks
Current Position:
IBM Research, Hawthorne, NY
Graduated:
Fall 2010
Dissertation Title:
Reconfigurable, Energy-Efficient, and Application-Aware Wireless Systems for Emerging Markets
Current Position:
Google, Mountain View, CA
Graduated:
Summer 2009
Dissertation Title:
Towards Measurement-driven Multimedia Support in Wireless Mesh Networks
Current Position:
Amazon, Seattle, WA
Graduated:
Fall 2009
Dissertation Title:
Medium Access Control and Bandwidth Allocation for Millimeter Wave and WiFi Networks
Current Position:
Moseley Wireless Solutions Group, SB, CA
Graduated:
Summer 2008
Dissertation Title:
Resource Estimation and Control in Wireless Networks
Current Position:
Google, Mountain View, CA
Graduated:
Fall 2007
Dissertation Title:
Adaptive Large-scale Wireless Networks: Measurements, Protocol Designs, and Simulation Studies.
Current Position:
Yahoo!, Santa Clara, CA
Graduated:
Fall 2006
Dissertation Title:
Design, Deployment, and Management of High-capacity Large-scale Wireless Networks
Current Position:
Citrix Online, Santa Barbara
Graduated:
Fall 2006
Dissertation Title:
Towards Ubiquitous Multihop Wireless Networks: Addressing Capacity and Security Challenges
Current Position:
Citrix Online, Santa Barbara
Graduated:
Summer 2005
Dissertation Title:
Multimedia Support in Wireless Multihop Networks
Current Position:
CenGen, Columbia, Maryland
Graduated:
Summer 2005
Dissertation Title:
Towards Adaptive, Robust and Self-organizing Multi-hop Wireless Networks
Current Position:
Google, New York

Post-Doctoral Researchers

Current Position:
Researcher, Thomson Research, Paris
Current Position:
Lecturer (Assistant Professor), BarcelonaTECH (UPC)

Masters Degrees

M.S. Spring 2013
Project Title:
VillageShare: A Delay and Fault Tolerant Approach to Rural Village File Sharing
M.S. Winter 2012
Project Title:
VillageCell: Cost Effective Cellular Connectivity in Rural Areas
M.S. Winter 2012
Project Title:
Vertical Handover using Device Perceived Network Performance
M.S. Fall 2005
Project Title
MeshMon: A Framework for Monitoring Wireless Mesh Nentworks
M.S., Fall 2005
Project Title:
MeshViz: A Dynamic Presentation Platform for Delivering Network Data in Real-Time
M.S., Summer 2005
Project TItle
MeshMan: A Mesh Network Development and Management Framework
M.S., Summer 2004
Thesis Title:
Address Aggregation in Mobile Ad hoc Networks
M.S., Fall 2004
Thesis Title:
AODVSTAT: An Intrusion Detection System for Ad hoc Networks
M.S., Spring 2004
Project TItle:
Lightweight Multicast Authentication
M.S., Winter 2004
Project Title:
A Scalable Ontology-based Service Discovery Mechanism using a P2P Approach
M.S., Summer 2003
Thesis Title:
Intrusion Detection in Wireless Ad hoc Networks
M.S., Summer 2003
Thesis Title:
Discouraging Selfishness in Mobile Ad hoc Networks
M.S., Spring 2003
Thesis Title:
Reservation-based Quality of Service in Ad hoc Networks
Project Title:
Mobile Telephony for Rural Areas
Project Title:
VillageShare - Facebook Application Facilitating File Sharing in Rural Areas

Visiting Students

Period:
September 2011 to December 2011
Visiting from:
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa
Period
January 2004 to July 2004
Visiting from:
Lulea University of Technology, Sweden