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Distinguished Lecturers

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Appointments are 2 years (with an option of 2 additional years); asterisk denotes date each appointment concludes.

* term effective through 31 December 2014
** term effective through 31 December 2015

N. Agoulmine (Nazim) *

  • Communication and Bio-Sensors Technologies Integration for Cost-Effective Ubiquitous Healthcare
  • Energy Efficiency in Mobile Healthcare Systems
  • Autonomic Fixed and Wireless Networks: Concepts and Implementations


S. Aissa (Sonia) *


K. Asatani (Koichi) *

  • NGN(Next Generation Networks) and FN(Future Networks)
  • VoIP, IP Telephony
  • Communications QoS & Reliability
  • Access Networks
  • Wireless LAN and Broadband Internet
  • Regulatory Issues of NGN and Internet


N. Beaulieu (Norman) **


R. Berry (Randall) **

  • Spectrum Sharing Economics
  • Interference Games
  • Market design and dynamic spectrum sharing


A. Chan (Anthony) *

  • Distributed mobility for future mobile Internet
  • Wireless network and Internet standards
  • Role of Telecommunication in Developing Countries and Digital Divide
  • Unification with Networking
  • 2014 LA Tour | 2013 AP/NA Tour


R. Chandramouli (Rajarathnam) *

  • Dynamic Spectrum Access  Wireless Networking
  • Big Data Problems in Social Network Modeling and Analytics


G. Chrisikos (George) **


M. Dohler (Mischa) **

  • Machine-to-Machine: Technologies, Standards and Applications
  • ICT Technologies in Smart Cities and Smart Grids
  • Femtocells: Technologies, Standards and Applications
  • Cognitive and Docitive Networks
  • Design Principles Towards 5G High-Capacity System
  • 2012 AP Tour | 2012 NA Tour


J. Elmirghani (Jaafar) *

  • Energy efficient core networks
  • Renewable energy in core and data centre networks
  • Green content distribution networks
  • Energy efficient Peer-to-Peer and IPTV networks
  • Optical wireless communication systems
  • Multigigabit indoor optical wireless multi-user and cooperative systems


M. Fang (Yuguang Michael) **

  • A few selected research issues in wireless networks
  • Cross-layer design for wireless networks
  • Securing resource-constrained wireless networks
  • Small world phenomena in wireless ad hoc networks
  • Secure network connectivity and capacity
  • Privacy and security for mobile healthcare systems
  • Wireless medium access control protocols
  • 2013 AP Tour | 2012 AP Tour


X. Fu (Xiaoming) **

  • Scaling Microblogging Services with Divergent Traffic Demands
  • Extensible IP Signaling: Architecture, Protocols and Practice
  • Network Friendly TCP for Background Delay-Insensitive Applications
  • Aggregated TCP Congestion Control
  • Fast Rerouting for IP Multicast Traffic in Managed IPTV Networks


E. Gelenbe (Erol) *

  • Smart Networks at the Edge
  • Networks for Emergency Management
  • Cognitive Packet Networks
  • Bio-Inspired Networks
  • Auction Systems and E-Commerce
  • Product Form Networks – Discovery or Invention?
  • Search in Infinite Unknown Environments


F. Granelli (Fabrizio) **

  • Green wireless networking: energy efficiency in wireless networks
  • Cognitive and adaptive networking: self-management at the service of network evolution
  • Networking and the Smart Grid: the relevance of communications in the future of power grid
  • Design of green networks: towards the Green Internet
  • 2014 AP Tour | 2013 LA Tour | 2012 NA Tour | 2012 LA Tour


M. Hassan (Mahbub) *

  • Vehicular Communications and Networking
  • Content Streaming for Mobile Devices
  • Nano-scale Communications and Networking
  • 2014 NA DSP | 2014 AP DSP


E. Hossain (Ekram) **

  • Evolution towards 5G cellular wireless networks
  • Radio resource management in next generation hierarchical cellular wireless networks
  • Interference modeling in random carrier-sense multiple access (CSMA) wireless networks
  • Dynamic spectrum access in cognitive radio networks
  • Game theory for multiple access and resource allocation in wireless networks
  • Communications and networking technologies for the smart grid
  • Radio technologies for wireless personal area networks
  • 2014 AP Tour | 2014 EMEA Tour | 2013 LA Tour | 2013 AP Tour | 2013 AP Tour #2


S. Jafar (Syed)*

  • Interference Alignment
  • Index Coding


H. Jafarkhani (Hamid) **

  • Distributed Beamforming in Wireless Relay-Interference Networks
  • Cooperative Communications
  • Limited Feedback Beamforming in MIMO
  • Distributed Space-Time Coding


A. Jayasumana (Anura) **

  • Network Aware Nodes:  A Novel  Self-Organization Approach for Internet of Things
  • Topology Coordinate Systems - A Localization Free Approach for Self-Organization of  Large-Scale  2D and 3D Sensor Networks
  • Peer-to-Peer Networks: File Sharing to Collaborative Computing
  • Collaborative Peer-to-Peer Systems using Resource Aggregation and Community Caching


A. Kamal (Ahmed) *


N. Kato (Nei) *

  • Ad Hoc & Sensor Networks: Recent Trends and Future directions


M. Krunz (Marwan) *

  • Dynamic spectrum access and cognitive radio networks
  • Physical-layer wireless security
  • Cooperative MIMO communications
  • Energy management in wireless sensor networks

Y.C. Liang (Ying-Chang) *

  • Cognitive Radio Networks
  • Cooperative Wireless Communications


Y.D. Lin (Ying-Dar) **

  • Research Roadmap Driven by Network Benchmarking Lab: Deep Packet Inspection, Traffic Forensics, Embedded Benchmarking, WLAN/LTE, and Beyond
  • Traffic Forensics: Capture, Replay, Classification, Detection, and Analysis
  • Benchmarking Smartphones: Methodologies, Tools, and Results
  • Open Source Resources for Networking
  • Software Defined Networking: Why, Where, When, and How
  • 2014 AP Tour


P. Lorenz (Pascal) *

  • NGN (Next Generation Networks)
  • QoS and QoE
  • Networking Protocols
  • Wireless LAN and Broadband Internet
  • Service and Network Convergence
  • 2014 AP Tour


M. Ma (Maode) *


N. Mandayam (Narayan) **

  • Backhauling in TV White Spaces
  • Network Coding as a Dynamical System
  • Enabling Cognitive Radio Networks
  • Green Techniques for Wireless Communications
  • Forces and Strategies that Shaped the Wireless Revolution
  • 2013 NA Tour | 2012 AP Tour


Z. Niu (Zhisheng) **

  • A Paradigm Shift to Globally Resource-optimized and Energy-Efficient Networks (GREEN)
  • TANGO: Traffic-Aware Network planning and Green Operation
  • CHORUS: Collaborative and Harmonized Open Radio Ubiquitous Systems
  • Collaborative Radio Resource Management in Multiple Radio Networks


N. Prasad (Neeli) *

  • Internet of Things (IoT), Machine to Machine (M2M) and enabling technologies
  • Secure Frameworks and Architectures
  • Social Networking
  • Smart cities and communities


P. Ray (Pradeep) **

  • Design and Evaluation of Assistive Technologies for Aged Care
  • Cooperative  Service Management and Interoperabilty in Healthcare
  • Design and Assessment mHealth (mobile phone based) services for healthcare


K. Ross (Keith) *

  • Third Party Privacy Invasion: Attacks and Solutions


S. Roy (Sumit) **

  • Cognitive Radio - Algorithms & Architectures
  • Co-existence in a Multi-radio Environment: Principles, Architectures and Implementations
  • White Space Networks: From TV bands to Government Users


D. Schupke (Dominic) *

  • Resilience in Network Virtualization
  • Multi-Layer Networking


T. Taleb (Tarik) **


J. Thompson (John) **

  • Green Wireless Communications and Smart Grid Technologies
  • Multiple Antenna Communications Systems
  • Wireless relay communications systems and distributed multiple antenna technologies
  • 2014 NA Tour


J. Touch (Joe) *

  • A Recursive Network Architecture for the Future Internet
  • An Optical Turning Machine for High-Speed Networking
  • The Case for Weaker Network Security
  • Breaking the Internet Hourglass: One Packet Only and Other Curiosites
  • Internet Policy and Piracy: The Good, the Bad, and the Practical


R. Vannithamby (Rath) **

  • 5G Evolution and Candidate Technologies
  • M2M Communications for Internet of Things


J. Wang (Jiangzhou) *

  • In-building distributed antenna systems for broadband wireless communications
  • Device to device communications in cellular networks
  • Small cells and heterogeneous networks
  • Massive MIMO


T. Wolf (Tilman) **

  • Economic Principles for Future Internet Architecture
  • Attacks and Hardware Defenses for Network Infrastructure
  • Attack Containment in Off-by-Default Networks
  • Runtime Management of Multicore Network Processors


L. Yang (Liuqing) **


J. Zhang (Junshan) *

  • Fundamentals of Distributed  Opportunistic Scheduling
  • Networked Communication and Computation for Wind Generation Forecast
  • Network Interdependence in Cyber-physical Systems


X. Zhang (Xi) *

  • Statistical QoS Guarantees for Wireless Communications Networks
  • Cross-Layer Optimization for Cognitive Radio Wireless Networks
  • Mobile Multicast Communications over Wireless Networks
  • Multimedia Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Wideband Communications and QoS Provisionings for Vehicular Networks
  • Advances in Cooperative Wireless Communications and Relay Networks
  • Wireless Network Coding