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Joydeep Acharya

Joydeep Acharya, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Roy Yates
Thesis Title: Utility and Profit Maximization in Dynamic Spectrum Allocation
Defended: 4/8/2009
Email: aacharyajoydeep@gmail.com
Mohamed Ahmed

Mohamed Ahmed, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Ubiquitous Precise Tracking: From Activity Detection over Indoor Tracking to Outdoor Vehicle Positioning
Defended: 12/18/2020
Email: mibrahim@winlab.rutgers.edu
Ahmed A. Alabdel Abass

Ahmed A. Alabdel Abass, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan B. Mandayam and Professor Zoran Gajic
Thesis Title: Evolutionary Games: Applications to Security and Resource Allocation in Networks
Defended: 5/1/2018
Email: aabass@winlab.rutgers.edu
Musaab Alaziz, Ph.D.

Musaab Alaziz, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Yanyong Zhang
Thesis Title: A Load-Cell Based In-Bed Body Motion Detection and Classification System
Defended: 5/11/2017
Email: musaab@winlab.rutgers.edu
Shanmuga Sundaram Anandaraman

Shanmuga Sundaram Anandaraman

Thesis Title: Distributed Spectrum Coordination for Multi-Radio Platform Co-Existence: An Experimental Study on the ORBIT Testbed
Defended: 6/17/2008
Email: a.shanmugasundaram@gmail.com
Ashwin Ashok, Ph.D.

Ashwin Ashok, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professors Marco Gruteser and Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: Design, Modeling and Analysis of Visual MIMO Communication
Defended: 6/4/2014
Email: aashok@gsu.edu
Akash Baid, Ph.D.

Akash Baid, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Dynamic Spectrum Management Architecture and Algorithms for the Future Mobile Internet
Defended: 4/11/2014
Email: akashbaid@gmail.com
Gautam Bhanage, Ph.D.

Gautam Bhanage, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professors Dipankar Raychaudhuri and Yanyong Zhang
Thesis Title: Network Virtualization on the Wireless Edge
Defended: 6/20/2011
Email: gbhanage@gmail.com
Vijayant Bhatnagar

Vijayant Bhatnagar

Advisor(s): Professor Predrag Spasojevic
Thesis Title: Performance and Hardware Complexity Analysis of Programmable Radio Platform for MIMO OFDM Based WLAN Systems
Defended: 6/16/2008
Email: mail_tovijayant@yahoo.com
Abhishek Bindiganavile

Abhishek Bindiganavile

Advisor(s): Professor Predrag Spasojevic
Thesis Title: Experimental Evaluation of Secondary NC-OFDM Transceiver for Coexistence with Primary Transmitter
Defended: 4/17/2012
Email: abhishekbalaji@gmail.com
Kareem Y. Bonna

Kareem Y. Bonna

Advisor(s): Professor Predrag Spasojevic
Thesis Title: On the Performance of Subspace SIMO Blind Channel Identification Methods
Defended: 9/28/2017
Email: kareem.bonna@rutgers.edu
Dusan Borota

Dusan Borota

Advisor(s): Professor Predrag Spasojevic
Thesis Title: Cooperative and Multi-Channel Energy-Based Sensing in the Vehicular Environment: On the Minimum Time to Sense
Defended: 11/17/2011
Email: dusanborota@gmail.com
Francesco Bronzino, Ph.D.

Francesco Bronzino, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Named-Object Based Services in the Future Internet Architecture
Defended: 11/11/2016
Email: francesco.bronzino@gmail.com
Abhishek Chanda

Abhishek Chanda

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Content Delivery in Software Defined Networks
Defended: 4/12/2013
Email: achanda@winlab.rutgers.edu
Gayathri Chandrasekaran, Ph.D.

Gayathri Chandrasekaran, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Richard Martin
Thesis Title: Direct Inference of Location-Related Context from Wireless Signal Strength
Defended: 4/12/2011
Email: gayathri@gmail.com
Janani Chandrasekaran

Janani Chandrasekaran

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: TAG: Trip-Boxes for Automatic Event Generation
Defended: 4/12/2011
Email: c.janani@gmail.com
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Nirmal Chandrasekaran

Advisor(s): Professors Larry Greenstein and Predrag Spasojevic
Thesis Title: Performance of a Self-Correlating Synchronization and Detection Scheme for IR-UWB in Multi-user Multipath Environments
Defended: 5/15/2007
Email: nirmal.chandrasekaran@gmail.com
Shu Chen, Ph.D.

Shu Chen, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: Providing Trustworthiness to the Operation of Location Based Services in Mobile Networks
Defended: 7/27/2010
Email: shuchen.cn@gmail.com
Yingying Chen, Ph.D.

Yingying Chen, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professors Richard Martin and Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: Securing Wireless Localization Against Signal Strength Attacks
Defended: 5/18/2007
Email: yychen@winlab.rutgers.edu
Zhuo Chen, Ph.D.

Zhuo Chen, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professors Roy Yates and Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: 60 GHZ MAC and Network Design
Defended: 12/9/2015
Email: zchen@winlab.rutgerse.edu
Bin Cheng

Bin Cheng, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Robust Communication in Large and Heterogeneous Vehicle-to-Vehicle Networks
Defended: 12/14/2018
Email: cb3974@winlab.rutgers.edu
Ronak Daya

Ronak Daya

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Virtual Network Traffic Shaping (VNTS) Technique to Ensure Fairness in Virtual WiMAX Networks
Defended: 8/24/2009
Email: ronakdaya@gmail.com
Hua Deng

Hua Deng, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Janne Lindqvist
Thesis Title: Analysis of User Experience and Behavior in Wireless Streaming Video Viewing
Defended: 9/3/2020
Email: hd202@scarletmail.rutgers.edu
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Lijun Dong, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professors Yanyong Zhang and Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Content Caching Retrieval and Dissemination in Networks with Storage
Defended: 3/28/2011
Rishabh Dudheria, Ph.D.

Rishabh Dudheria, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professors Wade Trappe and Naftaly Minsky
Thesis Title: Resilient Regulation of Wireless Communication in Distributed Systems
Defended: 8/26/2013
Mesut Ali Ergin, Ph.D.

Mesut Ali Ergin, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Performance Improvements for Unplanned High Density Wireless LANs
Defended: 6/24/2010
Email: aliergin@gmail.com
Xiaoran Fan

Xiaoran Fan, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Yanyong Zhang and Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: Energy Focusing Through Distributed Beamforming in Internet of Things: Mechanisms and Applications
Defended: 3/26/2020
Email: ox5bc@winlab.rutgers.edu
Ben Firner, Ph.D.

Ben Firner, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Yanyong Zhang
Thesis Title: Transmit Only for Dense Wireless Networks
Defended: 10/18/2013
Email: ben.firner@gmail.com
Huiqing Fu

Huiqing Fu, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Janne Lindqvist
Thesis Title: Improving Smartphone Permission Access Disclosures
Defended: 4/17/2017
Email: huiqingfu2005@gmail.com
Sachin Ganu, Ph.D.

Sachin Ganu, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Cross Layer Network Architecture for Efficient Packet Forwarding in Wireless Networks
Defended: 9/14/2007
Email: sachin@arubanetworks.com
Cyrus Gerami

Cyrus Gerami

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: Design Methodology for Backhaul and Distribution Networks Using TV White Spaces
Defended: 4/13/2011
Email: c.gerami@gmail.com
Sumathi Gopal, Ph.D.

Sumathi Gopal, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri and Dr. Sanjoy Paul
Thesis Title: Cross Layer Aware Transport Protocols for Wireless Networks
Defended: 6/15/2007
Email: sumathi.gopal@gmail.com
Snehapreethi Gopinath

Snehapreethi Gopinath

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Performance Evaluation of Cache aNd Forward (CNF) Routing Protocol in Multihop Wireless Subnetworks
Defended: 12/21/2009
Email: gopinath.sneha@gmail.com
Seyed Mohammad Hajimirsadeghi, Ph.D.

Seyed Mohammad Hajimirsadeghi, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: Game Theoretic Approaches for Design of Information Centric Networks (ICN) and Spectrum Sharing
Defended: 9/5/2018
Email: hajimirsadeghi.sm@gmail.com
Tejaswy Hari

Tejaswy Hari

Advisor(s): Professor Zoran Miljanic
Thesis Title: Physical Layer Design and Analysis of WINLAB Network Centric Cognitive Radio
Defended: 9/24/2009
Baik Hoh, Ph.D.

Baik Hoh, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Achieving Guaranteed Anonymity in Time-Series Location Data
Defended: 8/21/2008
Email: baik.hoh@gmail.com
Kuo-Chun Huang

Kuo-Chun Huang

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: MAC Protocol Adaptation in Cognitive Radio Networks
Defended: 9/14/2010
Email: hkc6311@gmail.com
Omer Ileri, Ph.D.

Omer Ileri, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: Dynamic Spectrum Access Models: Engineering Perspective in the Spectrum Debate
Defended: 6/11/2007
Muhammad Nazmul Islam, Ph.D.

Muhammad Nazmul Islam, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: Noncontiguous Spectrum Access and Small Cell Network Design
Defended: 9/15/2014
Email: mislam@qti.qualcomm.com
Goran Ivkovic, Ph.D.

Goran Ivkovic, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Predrag Spasojevic
Thesis Title: Localization of Packet Based Radio Transmitters in Space Time and Frequency
Defended: 3/1/2013
Email: ivkovic@winlab.rutgers.edu
Prashant Jadhav

Prashant Jadhav

Advisor(s): Professor Yanyong Zhang
Thesis Title: Fading Correlation of Co-Located Transmitters
Defended: 9/20/2010
Email: prashant.mjadhav@gmail.com
Manasi Jagannatha

Manasi Jagannatha

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Software Services for Experimentation on an Open WiMAX Base Station
Defended: 6/14/2010
Email: manasijagannatha@gmail.com
Shalini Jain

Shalini Jain

Advisor(s): Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: Hardware and Software for WINC2R Cognitive Radio Platform
Defended: 9/2/2008
Email: shalini.jain@barclayscapital.com
Shubham Jain, Ph.D.

Shubham Jain, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Design of Inertial and Camera Sensing Support for Smart Intersections
Defended: 6/28//2017
Email: sjain@odu.edu
Zhenhua Jia

Zhenhua Jia, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Yanyong Zhang
Thesis Title: Unobtrusive Vital Sign Detection through Ambient Physical Vibrations
Defended: 10/31/2018
Email: zhenhua@winlab.rutgers.ed
Tong Jin

Tong Jin

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Evaluation of Mobile WiMAX Performance in a Metropolitan Vehicular Application
Defended: 4/11/2011
Email: ittony5@gmail.com
Xiangpeng Jing

Xiangpeng Jing, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Spectrum Coordination Protocols and Algorithms for Cognitive Radio
Defended: 11/29/2007
Email: xjing.winlab@gmail.com
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Madhura Joshi

Advisor(s): Professors Predrag Spasojevic and Zoran Miljanic
Thesis Title: System Integration and Performance Evaluation of WINLAB Network Centric Cognitive Radio Platform for 802.11a Like Protocol
Defended: 5/10/2010
Email: 11.madhura@gmail.com
Pandurang Kamat, Ph.D.

Pandurang Kamat, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: Privacy in Emerging Wireless Networks
Defended: 9/14/2007
Email: pandurangk@gmail.com
Jaewon Kang, Ph.D.

Jaewon Kang, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professors Badri Nath and Yanyong Zhang
Thesis Title: Congestion Control in Wireless Sensor Networks
Defended: 9/14/2007
Email: jkang@telcordia.com
Gorkem Kar, Ph.D.

Gorkem Kar, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Enhancing Vehicle Data Availability and Privacy for Connected Cars
Defended: 4/24/2017
Email: gkar87@gmail.com
Cagdas Karatas, Ph.D.

Cagdas Karatas, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Safe Driving with Mobile Devices and Wearables
Defended: 1/12/2018
Email: cagdaskaratas@gmail.com
Parishad Karimi

Parishad Karimi, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Algorithms and Protocols for Enhancement of Spectrum Utilization in Future Mobile Networks
Defended: 5/23/2019
Email: parishad@winlab.rutgers.ed
Puneet Kataria

Puneet Kataria

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Content Name Resolution Service Implementation for Cache and Forward Network Architecture
Defended: 9/27/2010
Email: puneet25685@gmail.com
Sanjit Kaul, Ph.D.

Sanjit Kaul, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Vehicle-To-Vehicle Messaging for Enhancing Road Safety
Defended: 9/7/2011
Email: sanjitkaul@gmail.com
Aliye Ozge Kaya, Ph.D.

Aliye Ozge Kaya, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: Channel Modeling Approaches to Wireless System Design and Analysis
Defended: 9/14/2010
Email: aliye.kayal@gmail.com
Konstantinos Kleisouris, Ph.D.

Konstantinos Kleisouris, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Richard P. Martin
Thesis Title: Improving the Speed and Accuracy of Indoor Localization
Defended: 9/10/2008
Silvija Kokalj-Filipovic, Ph.D.

Silvija Kokalj-Filipovic, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professors Roy D. Yates and Predrag Spasojevic
Thesis Title: Infrastructures for Data Dissemination and In-Network Storage in Location-Unaware Wireless Sensor Networks
Defended: 11/26/2008
Email: skokalj@gmail.com
Ayaka Koshibe

Ayaka Koshibe

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: OpenVirteX: A Network Hypervisor
Defended: 7/15/2014
Email: akoshibe@gmail.com
Narayanan Krishnan, Ph.D.

Narayanan Krishnan, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: Coverage and Capacity of Next Generation Cellular Radio Systems: Bandwidth Sharing and Massive MIMO
Defended: 9/26/2014
Email: narayank.winlab@gmail.com
Tejashri Kuber

Tejashri Kuber, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: Learning and Prediction using Radio and Non-Radio Attributes in Wireless Systems
Defended: 11/25/2020
Email: tkuber@winlab.rutgers.edu
Mohnish Kulkarni

Mohnish Kulkarni

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Transport Implementation for a Cache and Forward (CNF) Architecture
Defended: 5/7/2010
Email: mohnish.kulkarni@gmail.com
Tanuja Kumar

Tanuja Kumar

Advisor(s): Professor Yanyong Zhang
Thesis Title: Performance Evaluation of AODV and OLSR under Mobility
Defended: 11/11/2008
Email: tunuja2kin@gmail.com
Ratnesh Kumbhkar, Ph.D.

Ratnesh Kumbhkar, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: Opportunistic Access of Noncontiguous Spectrum
Defended: 12/1/2017
Email: ratnesh.kumbhkar@gmail.com
Jing (Michelle) Lei, Ph.D.

Jing (Michelle) Lei, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Roy Yates
Thesis Title: Optimization Techniques for Configuration of Advanced Wireless Networks
Defended: 10/12/2010
Email: michelle.j.lei@gmail.com
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Zhuyu Lei, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: Utility-Based Power Control for Packet Switched Wireless Networks
Defended: 10/12/2010
Hongyu Li

Hongyu Li, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Scaling Data Sharing Among Vehicles to Tackle Long Tail Traffic Solutions
Defended: 3/26/2021
Email: hongyuli@winlab.rutgers.edu
Qing Li, Ph.D.

Qing Li, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: Detection and Defense Strategies for Anomalous Traffic in Wireless Networks
Defended: 3/12/2007
Email: qinglc@gmail.com
Sugang Li, Ph.D.

Sugang Li, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Yanyong Zhang
Thesis Title: Future IoT Network Architecture and Applications in Mobile Sensing
Defended: 9/24/2018
Email: sugangli@winlab.rutgers.edu
Tianming Li, Ph.D.

Tianming Li, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: Cognitive Radio Networks: Resource Allocation and Effect of End User Behavior
Defended: 9/23/2013
Email: tmli.winlab@gmail.com
Yao Li, Ph.D.

Yao Li, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Predrag Spasojevic
Thesis Title: Content Networking with Packet-Level Coding
Defended: 9/10/2012
Email: liyao.capehope@gmail.com
Zang Li, Ph.D.

Zang Li, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: Opportunistic Secret Communication in Wireless Systems
Defended: 4/22/2009
Email: zang.li@gmail.com
Yinglung Liang, Ph.D.

Yinglung Liang, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Yanyong Zhang
Thesis Title: Failure Analysis, Modeling and Prediction for BlueGene/L
Defended: 9/26/2007
Email: moonlitsailor@gmail.com
Can Liu

Can Liu, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Janne Lindqvist
Thesis Title: Security Analysis of Gesture Passwords
Defended: 11/20/2019
Email: cliu018@gmail.com
Jian Liu

Jian Liu, Ph.D

Advisor(s): Professor Yingying Chen
Thesis Title: Towards Smart and Secure IoT with Pervasive Sensing
Defended: 6/13/2019
Email: jianliu@winlab.rutgers.edu
Luyang Liu

Luyang Liu, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Enabling High-Quality Mobile Immersive Computing through Edge Support
Defended: 5/10/2019
Email: luyang@winlab.rutgers.edu
Hongbo Liu, Ph.D.

Hongbo Liu, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: Cross-Layer Design for Reliable and Efficient Data Transmission over Multiple Antenna Mobile Infostation Networks
Defended: 11/16/2007
Email: Hongbo.Liu@spitent.com
Song Liu, Ph.D.

Song Liu, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professors Wade Trappe and Larry Greenstein
Thesis Title: Interference Issues in Modern Communications Systems
Defended: 4/28/2010
Email: song7seas@gmail.com
Xiruo Liu, Ph.D.

Xiruo Liu, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: Integrating Security and Privacy Protection into a Mobility-Centric Internet Architecture
Defended: 4/28/2010
Email: sissiok@gmail.com
Ying Liu, Ph.D.

Ying Liu, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: Robustness in Ad Hoc Networks
Defended: 4/28/2010
Email: yl.appletree88@gmail.com
Lin Luo, Ph.D.

Lin Luo, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Association, Routing and Scheduling Algorithms for Enhancing Throughput and Fairness in Wireless Mesh Networks
Defended: 9/22/2010
Email: clarylin@gmail.com
Hajar Mahdavi-Doost, Ph.D.

Hajar Mahdavi-Doost, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Roy Yates
Thesis Title: Energy-Aware Reliable Communication
Defended: 4/12/2016
Email: hajarmahdavi@gmail.com
Sumit Maheshwari

Sumit Maheshwari, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Mobile Edge Cloud Architecture for Future Low-Latency Applications
Defended: 4/24/2020
Email: sumitm@winlab.rutgers.edu
Rajesh Mahindra

Rajesh Mahindra

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Heterogeneous Networking Testbeds Integration and Wireless Network Virtualization
Defended: 12/4/2007
Shivesh Makharia

Shivesh Makharia

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Video Multicast over Wireless Local Area Networks
Defended: 8/23/2007
Email: shivesh83@gmail.com
Suhas Mathur, Ph.D.

Suhas Mathur, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professors Wade Trappe and Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: Building Information-Theoretic Confidentiality andTraffic Privacy into Wireless Networks
Defended: 8/4/2010
Email: suhas.mathur@gmail.com
Shweta Medhekar

Shweta Medhekar

Advisor(s): Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: Roll-Call: An Energy Efficient Radio Frequency Identification System
Defended: 8/16/2007
Email: shwetamedhekar@gmail.com
Swapnil Mhaske

Swapnil Mhaske, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Predrag Spasojevic
Thesis Title: On the Efficiency of Retransmission Schemes for the Open Area MM-Wave Device-to-Device Environment
Defended: 9/28/2020
Email: smhaske@winlab.rutgers.edu
Robert D. Miller, Ph.D.

Robert D. Miller, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: Exploiting the Physical Layer to Enhance Wireless Operation with Cognitive Radios
Defended: 12/15/2010
Email: rdmiller14@gmail.com
Robert Moore, Ph.D.

Robert Moore, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Richard Martin
Thesis Title: Owl Platform: Design and Evaluation of a Practical Sensor
Defended: 12/15/2010
Email: robert.moore.dev@gmail.com
Shreyasee Mukherjee

Shreyasee Mukherjee, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Network Protocols for the Mobility-Centric Future Internet
Defended: 10/25/2018
Email: shreya@winlab.rutgers.edu
Hithesh Nama, Ph.D.

Hithesh Nama, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: Resource Allocation in Cooperative and Non-Cooperative Energy-constrained Wireless Networks
Defended: 2/6/2007
Email: hithesh@gmail.com
Viet Nguyen

Viet Nguyen, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Communication and Sensing Techniques for Smart, Seamless Human- Environment Interactions
Defended: 5/31/2019
Email: vietnh@winlab.rutgers.edu
Neelakantan Nurani Krishnan

Neelakantan Nurani Krishnan, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: Pushing the Envelope of Wi-Fi Networks Using Distributed Multi-User MIMO
Defended: 10/10/2019
Email: neel45@winlab.rutgers.edu
Sangho Oh, Ph.D.

Sangho Oh, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Implicit Coordination Techniques for Wireless Communications
Defended: 4/5/2012
Email: sangho.oh@gmail.com
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Shraddhe Pandhe

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Design and Implementation of Distributed Mobile Computing Platform Using Hadoop
Defended: 7/15/2013
Email: shraddha.pandhe@gmail.com
Leonard Park

Leonard Park

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: Psychophysics Testbed and Experiments for Assessing End-User Perception of Video QoS over Wireless Channels
Defended: 4/8/2016
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Amar H. Patel

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Indoor Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks
Defended: 10/1/2008
Email: patel.amar.h@gmail.com
Srinivas Pinagapany

Srinivas Pinagapany

Advisor(s): Professor Predrag Spasojevic
Thesis Title: Decentralized Spectrum Allocation Schemes for Cognitive Radio Networking
Defended: 4/13/2011
Email: psrinivas11@gmail.com
Rahul N. Pupala, Ph.D.

Rahul N. Pupala, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professors David Daut and Larry Greenstein
Thesis Title: Investigation of Co-Channel Interference, Channel Dispersion, and Multi-User Diversity in MIMO-Based Cellular Systems
Defended: 2/25/2008
Email: rahul.n.pupala@gmail.com
Manik Raina

Manik Raina

Advisor(s): Professor Predrag Spasojevic
Thesis Title: Properties of LDGM-LDPC Codes with Applications to Secrecy Coding
Defended: 4/7/2010
Email: manikraina@gmail.com
Kishore Ramachandran, Ph.D.

Kishore Ramachandran, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Bit-Rate Transmit Power and Beam Pattern Selection in CSMA Wireless Networks
Defended: 11/13/2008
Email: keyshawn@gmail.com
Chandrasekharan Raman, Ph.D.

Chandrasekharan Raman, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Roy Yates
Thesis Title: Relaying and Scheduling in Interference Limited Wireless Networks
Defended: 2/18/2010
Email: craman@qti.qualcomm.com
Mete Rodoper

Mete Rodoper

Advisor(s): Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: An IBC and certificate Based Hybrid Approach to WiMAX Security
Defended: 3/9/2010
Email: mrodoper@gmail.com
Ali Rostami

Ali Rostami, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Context-Aware Congestion Control for Pedestrian Safety Communication
Defended: 1/10/2020
Email: rostami@winlab.rutgers.edu
Shweta Sagari, Ph.D.

Shweta Sagari, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: Models and Algorithms for Spectrum Coexistence in Wireless Networks
Defended: 4/12/2016
Email: sagari.shweta@gmail.com
Ayesha B. Saleem

Ayesha B. Saleem

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Performance Evaluation of the Cache and Forward Link Layer Protocol in Multihop Wireless Subnetworks
Defended: 7/24/2008
Email: ayesha.bsaleem@gmail.com
Lalitha Sankaranarayanan, Ph.D.

Lalitha Sankaranarayanan, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: Relay Cooperation in Multiaccess Networks
Defended: 5/25/2007
Email: lalithasankar@asu.edu
Onkar Sarode

Onkar Sarode

Advisor(s): Professor Predrag Spasojevic
Thesis Title: Architecture of a Programmable System-on-Chip Platform for Flexible Radio Processing
Defended: 9/27/2010
Email: onkar.sarode@gmail.com
Sumit Satarkar

Sumit Satarkar

Advisor(s): Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: Performance Analysis of the WINC2R Platform
Defended: 9/25/2009
Email: ssatarkar@gmail.com
Samson Sequeira

Samson Sequeira

Advisor(s): Professor Predrag Spasojevic
Thesis Title: Energy Based Spectrum Sensing for Enabling Dynamic Spectrum Access in Cognitive Radios
Jasvinder Singh, Ph.D.

Jasvinder Singh, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Christopher Rose
Thesis Title: Resource Allocation in Coordinated and Un-coordinated Wireless Systems with Greedy or Non-Greedy Users
Defended: 9/18/2007
Email: jasingh@gmail.com
Tripti Singh

Tripti Singh

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Multi radio Interference in Small Office Home Office Scenario – A Study on ORBIT Testbed
Defended: 12/13/2010
Email: tripti.singh007@gmail.com
Shruti Singhal

Shruti Singhal

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Evaluation of UML Based Wireless Network Virtualization
Defended: 9/26/2007
Email: shruti20@gmail.com
Ruochen Song

Ruochen Song

Advisor(s): Professor Christopher Rose
Thesis Title: Bounds of the Capacity of Exponentially Diffused Timing Channel
Defended: 4/3/2009
Email: songruochen@gmail.com
Kai Su, Ph.D.

Kai Su, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professors Narayan Mandayam and Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Algorithms and Protocols for Efficient Multicast, Transport and Congestion Control in Wireless Networks
Defended: 5/4/2016
Email: kais@winlab.rutgers.edu
Tingting Sun, Ph.D.

Tingting Sun, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professors Wade Trappe and Yanyong Zhang
Thesis Title: Enhancing Mobile Functioalities for Emerging Mobile Networks Through Learning
Defended: 4/2/2014
Email: belledion@gmail.com
Xiaojun Tang, Ph.D.

Xiaojun Tang, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Predrag Spasojevic
Thesis Title: Communication Over Wireless Channels with Information-Theoretic Secrecy
Defended: 4/6/2010
Email: xtang001@gmail.com
Yaqin Tang

Yaqin Tang

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Content Adaptive Encoding Method for High Frame Rate Screen-Camera Communication
Defended: 1/13/2016
Email: tangyaqin@outlook.com

Mehrnaz Tavan, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Roy Yates
Thesis Title: Design and Implementation of Real-Time Cloud Assisted Systems
Defended: 9/25/2017
Email: mehrnaztavan1@gmail.com
Tam Vu, Ph.D.

Tam Vu, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Enriching Communication Methods for Composable Mobile Systems
Chen Wang

Chen Wang, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Yingying Chen
Thesis Title: Threats and Opportunities of Mobile Sensing Technology in Personal Privacy and Public Security
Defended: 7/9/2019
Email: chenwang@winlab.rutgers.edu
Yan Wang

Yan Wang, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: A Study of Pricing-Based Relaying Cooperation in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Defended: 9/7/2010
Email: yanwang529@gmail.com
Mohit Wani

Mohit Wani

Advisor(s): Professor Predrag Spasojevic
Thesis Title: ASIP Data-Plane Processor for Multi-Standard Wireless Protocol Processing
Defended: 6/23/2010
Email: wmohit@gmail.com
Zhibin Wu, Ph.D.

Zhibin Wu, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: Towards Conflict-Free Switching in Multihop Wireless Mesh Networks
Defended: 12/19/2007
Email: zbinwu@gmail.com
Liang Xiao, Ph.D.

Liang Xiao, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: PHY-Techniques to Improve Higher-Layer Functions in Wireless Network
Defended: 3/18/2009
Email: adalittlel@gmail.com
Chenren Xu, Ph.D.

Chenren Xu, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professors Yanyong Zhang and Richard Howard
Thesis Title: Learning Human Context through Unobtrusive Methods
Defended: 5/16/2014
Email: chenren.xu@gmail.com
Wenyuan Xu, Ph.D.

Wenyuan Xu, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: Defending Wireless Networks from Radio Interference Attacks
Defended: 6/11/2007
Email: wyxu@zju.edu.cn

Yulong Yang, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Janne Lindqvist
Thesis Title: Usable Security: Human Factors in Mobile Authentication
Defended: 7/7/2016
Email: yyl.dev@gmail.com
Mohammad Yousefvand

Mohammad Yousefvand, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: User Centric and Network Centric Approaches for Resources and Emergency Alert Optimization in Wireless Networks
Defended: 2/11/2021
Email: my342@winlab.rutgers.edu
Shengchao Yu, Ph.D.

Shengchao Yu, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Yanyong Zhang
Thesis Title: Robust Sentry-Based Schemes: Towards Long-Lived, Fault-Tolerant Wireless Sensor Networks
Defended: 12/5/2011
Email: shengchao.yu2005@gmail.com
Wenjia Yuan, Ph.D.

Wenjia Yuan, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professors Kristin Dana and Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Computational Photography Methods for Visual MIMO
Defended: 9/16/2014
Email: wenjia.yuan@gmail.com
Bin Zan, Ph.D.

Bin Zan, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Marco Gruteser
Thesis Title: Vehicular Sensing Networks: Efficiency, Security and Privacy
Defended: 5/28/2013
Email: zanbin2046@gmail.com
Wuyang Zhang

Wuyang Zhang, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri & Professor Yanyong Zhang
Thesis Title: Distributed Placement and Resource Orchestration of Real-Time Edge Computing Applications
Defended: 11/6/2020
Email: wuyang@winlab.rutgers.edu
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Dan Zhang, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Narayan Mandayam
Thesis Title: On the Dynamics of Random Network Coding
Defended: 9/5/2012
Feixiong Zhang, Ph.D.

Feixiong Zhang, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri and Yanyong Zhang
Thesis Title: Mobile Content Delivery in Information-Centric Networks
Defended: 4/25/2016
Email: zhangfeixiong2006@gmail.com
Yu Zhang, Ph.D.

Yu Zhang, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Wade Trappe
Thesis Title: Enhancing the Efficacy and Security of Emerging Wireless Systems
Defended: 4/27/2009
Email: yuz1977@gmail.com
Suli Zhao, Ph.D.

Suli Zhao, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Thesis Title: On the Scalability of Ad Hoc Networks
Defended: 9/18/2007
Email: sulizhao@gmail.com
Jing Zhong

Jing Zhong, Ph.D.

Advisor(s): Professor Roy Yates
Thesis Title: Age of Information for Real-Time Network Application
Defended: 9/11/2019
Email: jzhong@winlab.rutgers.edu