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Communications Focus

Dr. Naofal Al-Dhahir


Professor

Signal processing algorithms for broadband digital communications systems including applications in smart grid power line and wireless communications, spectrum sensing and cognitive radio, digital subscriber line technology, MIMO systems, relay communications, physical layer security, and multi- carrier modulation. Read more.

Dr. Kamran Kiasaleh


Professor

Architectures for the integration of software and hardware to realize true Software-Defined Radios. Optimization techniques for non-linear problems that do not lend themselves to analytical analysis – Modified Particle Swarm Optimization. Laser channel modeling in turbulent/random/unknown media, and Free-Space Optics for space and terrestrial communications. Read more.

Dr. Hlaing Minn


Professor

Communications systems with focus on physical layer, medium access control, and cross-layer techniques. Communications resource designs and management, cross-layer capacity enhancement techniques, spectrum-agile systems, cooperative/relay systems, robust receiver algorithms under practical system impairments, MIMO and diversity techniques/systems. Next-generation wireless applications such as PAN, LAN, MAN, RAN, LTE, LTE-Advanced, and IMT-Advanced Systems. Read more.

Dr. Aria Nosratinia


Professor

Applications of information theory and coding theory to various challenges in the fields of communications and signal processing, including wireless networks (relay and cooperative networks,) medical imaging (functional magnetic resonance imaging,) cooperative communications, protograph LPDC codes, MMSE receivers, and broadcast channels. Read more.

Dr. Mohammad Saquib


Professor

Wireless data transmission including system modeling and performance, signal processing and radio resource management, and open access techniques for spectrum sharing. Low cost signal processing techniques for radar and medical applications. Read more.

Dr. Murat Torlak


Professor

Wireless communications research in low-complexity receivers in CDMA, MC-CDMA Systems, and OFDM-CDMA systems, RF & advanced mixed signal integrated circuits, and real-time signal processing for base stations and terminals. Wideband smart antenna test bed development and vector channel modeling for smart antenna systems. Read more.

Dr. Paul Deignan


Senior Lecturer

Information-theoretic system identification and pattern recognition, predictive analytics within sub dimensional measurement spaces.

Networking Focus

Dr. Andrea Fumagalli


Professor

Mobile and optical networks including protocols, architectures, provisioning, optimization, simulation, planning, and performance evaluation. All-optical network architectures and protocols, photonic slot routing, wavelength routing and protection switching, optical networks for next generation Internet, multi-hop/multi-rate optical networks, sensor networks, and cooperative wireless networks. Read more.

Dr. Jason Jue


Professor

Optical network design, planning, virtualization, control, and management. Software defined optical networks, multi-domain optical networks, and impairment-aware optical networks. Investigation of network survivability, energy-efficient networking, and delay-tolerant networks. Wireless and sensor networks, optical multicasting, and optical packet and burst switching. Read more.

Dr. Jorge Cobb


Associate Professor

Quality of service in computer networks, applying Flow Theory and developing rate-reservation protocols. Mobile computing including network addressing, location management, frequency allocation, data compression, hand-off management, and security. Interdomain routing, quality of service packet scheduling, sensor networks, and self-stabilizing systems. Read more.

Dr. Rym Zalila-Wenkstern


Associate Professor

Software engineering for multi-agent systems, autonomic and adaptive systems, and information visualization systems. Agent-based systems for large-scale simulation frameworks, self-organizing cyber- physical systems, autonomic software engineering, and intelligent transportation systems. Read more.

Dr. Miguel Razo


Senior Lecturer

Mobile and optical networks including protocols, architectures, provisioning, optimization, simulation, planning, and performance evaluation. Telecommunication software design, network simulation and emulation, distributed systems, and software defined networking.

Dr. Marco Tacca


Senior Lecturer

Mobile and optical networks including protocols, architectures, provisioning, optimization, simulation, planning, and performance evaluation. All-optical network architectures and protocols, dynamic allocation and rapid provisioning of network resources, network optimization and planning.