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Communications and Networking

Digital communications, computer networking, intelligent networks, multimedia communications, mobile computing, local area wireless networks (RF and Optical), portable and mobile communications, optical fiber communications, optical networking, coding and information theory, satellite communications, propagation measurements and modeling

Faculty Members

Viveck Cadambe, (Ph.D. University of California, Irvine)

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
data storage and communication, mainly using the tools of information theory and coding theory

John F. Doherty, (Ph.D. Rutgers University)

Professor of Electrical Engineering
Signal processing and communications, which includes specific applications to remote sensing, electronic intelligence and biomedical engineering.
The Laboratory for Advanced Signal Processing, Communications, and Networking Science

Mohsen Kavehrad, (Ph.D. Polytechnic Institute of New York University)

W.L. Weiss (Ameritech-sponsored) Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering
Wireless communications and networking RF and optical, Communications and signal processing systems and networks, Optical fiber communications and networks, Optical network components
Center for Information and Communication Technology Research

George Kesidis, (Ph.D. University of California – Berkeley)

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering
High-speed communication/computer networks; traffic engineering including shaping, routing and scheduling; network security; overlay systems; performance evaluation including modeling, simulation and emulation.
The Laboratory for Advanced Signal Processing, Communications, and Networking Science

Aylin Yener, (Ph.D. Rutgers University)

Professor of Electrical Engineering
Wireless communications and networking, information theory, communication theory
Wireless Communications and Networking Laboratory (WCAN@PSU)