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Joydeep Acharya, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Roy Yates
PhD Dissertation Title:
Utility and Profit Maximization in Dynamic Spectrum Allocation

Defended 4/8/2009

acharyajoydeep (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Shanmuga Sundaram Anandaraman
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
MS Thesis Title:
Distributed Spectrum Coordination for Multi-Radio Platform Co-Existence: An Experimental Study on the ORBIT Testbed

Defended 6/17/2008
a.shanmugasundaram (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Gautam Bhanage, Ph.D.
Advisors: Professors Dipankar Raychaudhuri and Yanyong Zhang
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Network Virtualization on the Wireless Edge

Defended 6/20/2011
gbhanage (AT) gmail (DOT) com
Vijayant Bhatnagar
Advisor: Professor Predrag Spasojevic
MS Thesis Title:
Performance and Hardware Complexity Analysis of Programmable Radio Platform for MIMO OFDM Based WLAN Systems
Defended 6/16/2008
mailto_vijayant (AT) yahoo (DOT) com

Abhishek Bindiganavile
Advisor: Professor Predrag Spasojevic
MS Thesis Title:
Experimental Evaluation of Secondary NC-OFDM Transceiver
for Coexistence with Primary Transmitter

Defended 4/17/2012
abhishekbalaji (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Dusan Borota
Advisor: Professor Predrag Spasojevic
MS Thesis Title:
Cooperative and Multi-Channel Energy-Based Sensing in the Vehicular Environment:  On the Minimum Time to Sense

Defended 11/17/2011
dusanborota(AT) gmail (DOT) com

Gayathri Chandrasekaran, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Richard Martin
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Direct Inference of Location-Related Context from Wireless Signal Strength

Defended 4/12/2011
gayathri (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Janani Chandrasekaran
Advisors: Professor Marco Gruteser
MS Thesis Title:
TAG: Trip-Boxes for Automatic Event Generation

Defended 4/12/2010
c.janani (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Nirmal Chandrasekaran
Advisors: Professors Larry Greenstein and Predrag Spasojevic
MS Thesis Title:
Performance of a Self-Correlating Synchronization and Detection Scheme for IR-UWB in Multi-user Multipath Environments

Defended 5/15/2007
nirmal.chandrasekaran (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Shu Chen, Ph.D.
Advisors: Professor Wade Trappe
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Providing Trustworthiness to the Operation of Location Based Services in Mobile Networks

Defended 7/27/2010

shuchen.cn (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Yingying Chen, Ph.D.
Advisors: Professors Richard Martin and Wade Trappe
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Securing Wireless Localization Against Signal Strength Attacks

Defended 5/18/2007

yingying.chen (AT) stevens (DOT) edu

 

Ronak Daya
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
MS Thesis Title:
Virtual Network Traffic Shaping (VNTS) Technique to Ensure
Fairness in Virtual WiMAX Networks

Defended 8/24/2009

ronakdaya (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Lijun Dong, Ph.D.
Advisors: Professors Yanyong Zhang and Dipankar Raychaudhuri
PhD Dissertation Title:
Content Caching Retrieval and Dissemination in Networks with Storage

  Defended 3/28/2011
lijun.dongdong (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Mesut Ali Ergin, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Marco Gruteser
PhD Dissertation Title:
Performance Improvements for Unplanned High Density
Wireless LANs

Defended 6/24/2010
aliergin (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Sachin Ganu, Ph.D.                                                         
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Cross Layer Network Architecture for Efficient Packet Forwarding in Wireless Networks
              

Defended 9/14/2007
sachin (AT) arubanetworks (DOT) com

 

Cyrus Gerami                                                    

Advisor: Professor Narayan Mandayam
MS Thesis Title:
Design Methodology for Backhaul and Distribution Networks
Using TV White Spaces
                                                                         

Defended 4/13/2011
c.gerami (AT) gmail (DOT) com


 

Sumathi Gopal, Ph.D.                                                     

Advisors: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri and Dr. Sanjoy Paul
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Cross Layer Aware Transport Protocols for Wireless Networks
                                                                         

Defended 6/15/2007
sumathi (DOT) gopal (AT) gmail (DOT) com


 

Snehapreethi Gopinath
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
MS Thesis Title:
Performance Evaluation of Cache aNd Forward (CNF) Routing
Protocol in Multihop Wireless Subnetworks

Defended 12/21/2009

gopinath.sneha (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Tejaswy Hari
Advisor: Professor Zoran Miljanic
MS Thesis Title:
Physical Layer Design and Analysis of WINLAB Network
Centric Cognitive Radio

Defended 9/24/2009

tejaswy (AT) winlab (DOT) rutgers (DOT) edu


Baik Hoh, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Marco Gruteser
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Achieving Guaranteed Anonymity in Time-Series Location Data

Defended 8/21/2008
baik.hoh (AT) gmail (DOT) com


Kuo-Chun Huang
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
MS Thesis Title:
MAC Protocol Adaptation in Cognitive Radio Networks

Defended 9/14/2010

hkc6311 (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Omer Ileri, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Narayan Mandayam
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Dynamic Spectrum Access Models: Engineering
Perspective in the Spectrum Debate

Defended 6/11/2007

omer.ileri (AT) radio (DOT) kth (DOT) se

 

Prashant Jadhav
Advisor: Professor Yanyong Zhang
MS Thesis Title:
Fading Correlation of Co-Located Transmitters

Defended 9/20/2010
prashant.mjadhav (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Manasi Jagannatha
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri

MS Thesis Title:
Software Services for Experimentation on an Open
WiMAX Base Station

Defended 6/14/2010
manasijagannatha (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Shalini Jain
Advisor: Professor Wade Trappe
MS Thesis Title:
Hardware and Software for WINC2R Cognitive Radio Platform

Defended 9/2/2008

shalini.jain (AT) barclayscapital (DOT) com



Tong Jin
Advisor: Professor Marco Gruteser
MS Thesis Title:
Evaluation of Mobile WiMAX Performance in a Metropolitan
Vehicular Application

Defended 4/11/2011

ittony5 (AT) gmail (DOT) com



Xiangpeng Jing, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Spectrum Coordination Protocols and Algorithms
for Cognitive Radio

Defended 11/29/2007

xjing.winlab (AT) gmail (DOT) com



Akshay Jog
Advisor: Professors Predrag Spasojevic and Zoran Miljanic

MS Thesis Title:
Architecture Validation of VFP Control for the WiNC2R Platform


Defended 5/14/2010
jogakshay2002 (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Madhura Joshi
Advisor: Professors Predrag Spasojevic and Zoran Miljanic
MS Thesis Title:
System Integration and Performance Evaluation of WINLAB
Network Centric Cognitive Radio Platform for 802.11a
Like Protocol


Defended 5/10/2010

11.madhura (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Pandurang Kamat, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Wade Trappe
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Privacy in Emerging Wireless Networks

Defended 9/14/2007

pandurangk (AT) gmail (DOT) com

 

Jaewon Kang, Ph.D.
Advisors: Professors Badri Nath and Yanyong Zhang
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Congestion Control in Wireless Sensor Networks

Defended 10/13/2006
jkang (AT) research (DOT) telcordia (DOT) com

Puneet Kataria
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
MS Thesis Title:
Content Name Resolution Service Implementation for
Cache and Forward Network Architecture

Defended 9/27/2010
puneet25685 (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Sanjit Kaul, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Marco Gruteser
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Vehicle-To-Vehicle Messaging for Enhancing Road Safety

Defended 9/7/2011
 
sanjitkaul (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Aliye Ozge Kaya, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Wade Trappe
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Channel Modeling Approaches to Wireless System
Design and Analysis

Defended 9/14/2010

aliye.kaya (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Konstantinos Kleisouris, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Richard P. Martin
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Improving the Speed and Accuracy of Indoor Localization

Defended 9/10/2008
kkonst (AT) cs (DOT) rutgers (DOT) edu

Silvija Kokalj-Filipovic, Ph.D.

Advisor: Professors Roy D. Yates and Predrag Spasojevic
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Infrastructures for Data Dissemination and In-Network Storage
in Location-Unaware Wireless Sensor Networks

Defended 11/26/2008
skokalj (AT) gmail (DOT) com

 

Mohnish Kulkarni
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
MS Technical Paper Title:
Transport Implementation for a Cache and Forward
(CNF) Architecture

Defended 5/7/2010
mohnish.kulkarni (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Tanuja Kumar

Advisor: Professor Yanyong Zhang
MS Thesis Title:
Performance Evaluation of AODV and OLSR under Mobility

Defended 11/11/2008
tanuja2kin (AT) gmail (DOT) com

 

Jing (Michelle) Lei, Ph.D.

Advisor: Professor Roy Yates
PhD Dissertation Title:
Optimization Techniques for Configuration of Advanced Wireless Networks

Defended 10/12/2010
michelle.j.lei (AT) gmail (DOT) com

 

Zhuyu Lei, Ph.D.

Advisor: Professor Narayan Mandayam
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Utility-Based Power Control for Packet Switched Wireless Networks

Defended 12/17/2008
zylei (AT) alcatel-lucent (DOT) com

 

Qing Li , Ph.D.

Advisor: Professor Wade Trappe
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Detection and Defense Strategies for Anomalous Traffic in Wireless Networks

Defended 3/12/2007
qinglc (AT) gmail (DOT) com

 

Yao Li, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Predrag Spasojevic
Ph.D Dissertation Title:
Content Networking with Packet-Level Coding

Defended 9/10/2012

liyao.capehope (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Zang Li, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Wade Trappe
Ph.D Dissertation Title:
Opportunistic Secret Communication in Wireless Systems

Defended 4/22/2009

zang.li (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Yinglung Liang, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Yanyong Zhang
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Failure Analysis, Modeling and Prediction for BlueGene/L

Defended 9/26/2007
moonlitsailor (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Hongbo Liu, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Narayan Mandayam
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Cross-Layer Design for Reliable and Efficient Data Transmission over Multiple Antenna Mobile Infostation Networks

Defended 11/16/2007

Hongbo.Liu (AT) spirent (DOT) com

 

 

Song Liu, Ph.D.
Advisors: Professors Wade Trappe and Larry Greenstein
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Interference Issues in Modern Communications Systems

Defended 4/28/2010
song7seas (AT) gmail (DOT) com

 

 

Lin Luo, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Association, Routing and Scheduling Algorithms for
Enhancing Throughput and Fairness in Wireless Mesh Networks

Defended 9/22/2010
clarylin (AT) gmail (DOT) com

 

 

Rajesh Mahindra
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
MS Thesis Title:
Heterogeneous Networking Testbeds Integration and Wireless Network Virtualization

Defended 12/14/2007
rajesh (AT) nec-labs (DOT) com

 

Shivesh Makharia
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
MS Thesis Title:
Video Multicast over Wireless Local Area Networks

Defended 8/23/2007
shivesh83 (AT) gmail (DOT) com


 

Suhas Mathur, Ph.D.
Advisors: Professors Wade Trappe and Narayan Mandayam
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Building Information-Theoretic Confidentiality andTraffic
Privacy into Wireless Networks

Defended 8/4/2010
suhas.mathur (AT) gmail (DOT) com


 

Shweta Medhekar
Advisor: Professor Wade Trappe
MS Thesis Title:
Roll-Call: An Energy Efficient Radio Frequency Identification System

Defended 8/16/2007
shwetamedhekar (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Robert D. Miller, Ph.D.

Advisor: Professor Wade Trappe

Ph.D. Dissertation Title:

Exploiting the Physical Layer to Enhance Wireless Operation with Cognitive Radios

Defended 12/15/2010
rdmiller14 (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Hithesh Nama, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Narayan Mandayam
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Resource Allocation in Cooperative and Non-Cooperative
Energy-constrained Wireless Networks

Defended 2/6/2007
hithesh (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Sangho Oh, Ph.D.

Advisor: Professor Marco Gruteser

Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Implicit Coordination Techniques for Wireless Communications

Defended 4/5/2012
sangho.oh (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Amar H. Patel
Advisor: Professor Marco Gruteser
MS Thesis Title:
Indoor Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks

Defended 10/1/2008
patel.amar.h (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Srinivas Pinagapany
Advisor: Professor Predrag Spasojevic
MS Thesis Title:
Decentralized Spectrum Allocation Schemes for Cognitive
Radio Networking


Defended 4/13/2011
  psrinivas11 (AT) gmail (DOT) com

 

Rahul N. Pupala, Ph.D.
Advisors: Professors David Daut and Larry Greenstein
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Investigation of Co-Channel Interference, Channel Dispersion, and
Multi-User Diversity in MIMO-Based Cellular Systems

Defended 2/25/2008
rahul.n.pupala (AT) gmail (DOT) com

 

Manik Raina
Advisor: Professor Predrag Spasojevic
MS Thesis Title:
Properties of LDGM-LDPC Codes with Applications
to Secrecy Coding

Defended 4/7/2010
manikraina (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Kishore Ramachandran, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Marco Gruteser
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Bit-Rate Transmit Power and Beam Pattern Selection
in CSMA Wireless Networks

Defended 11/13/2008
kishore (AT) nec-labs (DOT) com

Chandrasekharan Raman, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Roy Yates
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Relaying and Scheduling in Interference Limited
Wireless Networks

Defended 2/18/2010
chandrusekharan.raman (AT) alcatel-lucent (DOT) com

Mete Rodoper
Advisor: Professor Wade Trappe
MS Thesis Title:
An IBC and certificate Based Hybrid Approach to WiMAX Security

Defended 3/9/2010
mrodoper (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Ayesha B. Saleem
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
MS Thesis Title:
Performance Evaluation of the Cache and Forward Link Layer
Protocol in Multihop Wireless Subnetworks

Defended 7/24/2008
ayesha.bsaleem (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Lalitha Sankaranarayanan, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Narayan Mandayam

Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Relay Cooperation in Multiaccess Networks

Defended 5/25/2007
lalitha (AT) princeton (DOT) edu

Onkar Sarode
Advisor: Professor Predrag Spasojevic
MS Thesis Title:
Architecture of a Programmable System-on-Chip Platform
for Flexible Radio Processing

Defended 9/27/2010

  onkar.sarode (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Sumit Satarkar
Advisor: Professor Wade Trappe
MS Thesis Title:
Performance Analysis of the WINC2R Platform

Defended 8/25/2009

ssatarkar (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Samson Sequeira
Advisor: Professor Predrag Spasojevic
MS Thesis Title:
Energy Based Spectrum Sensing for Enabling Dynamic Spectrum
Access in Cognitive Radios

Defended 4/12/2011

samson999 (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Jasvinder Singh, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Christopher Rose
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Resource Allocation in Coordinated and Un-coordinated Wireless Systems with Greedy or Non-Greedy Users

Defended 9/18/2007
jasingh (AT) gmail (DOT) com

 

Tripti Singh
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
MS Technical Paper Title:
Multi radio Interference in Small Office Home Office Scenario -
A Study on ORBIT Testbed

Presented MS Technical Paper 12/13/2010
tripti.singh007 (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Shruti Singhal
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
MS Thesis Title:
Evaluation of UML Based Wireless Network Virtualization

Defended 9/26/2007
shruti20 (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Ruochen Song
Advisor: Professor Christopher Rose
MS Technical Paper Title:
Bounds of the Capacity of Exponentially Diffused Timing Channel

Presented MS Technical Paper 4/13/2009

songruochen (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Xiaojun Tang, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Predrag Spasojevic
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Communication Over Wireless Channels with
Information-Theoretic Secrecy

Defended 4/6/2010

xtang001 (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Yan Wang
Advisor: Professor Wade Trappe
MS Thesis Title:
A Study of Pricing-Based Relaying Cooperation in
Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

Defended 9/7/2010

yanwang529 (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Mohit Wani
Advisor: Professor Predrag Spasojevic
MS Thesis Title:
ASIP Data-Plane Processor for Multi-Standard
Wireless Protocol Processing

Defended 6/23/2010

wmohit (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Zhibin Wu, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Towards Conflict-Free Switching in Multihop
Wireless Mesh Networks

Defended 12/19/2007
zbinwu (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Liang Xiao, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Narayan Mandayam
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
PHY-Techniques to Improve Higher-Layer Functions
in Wireless Networks

Defended 3/18/2009
adalittlel (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Wenyuan Xu, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Wade Trappe
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Defending Wireless Networks from Radio Interference Attacks

Defended 6/11/2007
wyxu (AT) cse (DOT) sc (DOT) edu

Shengchao Yu, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Yanyong Zhang
Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Robust Sentry-Based Schemes:  Towards Long-Lived, Fault-Tolerant Wireless Sensor Networks

Defended12/5/2011

shengchao.yu2005 (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Dan Zhang, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Narayan Mandayam
Ph.D. Dissertation Title
On the Dynamics of Random Network Coding

Defended 9/5/2012

zhangdan (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Yu Zhang, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Wade Trappe
Ph.D. Dissertation Title
Enhancing the Efficacy and Security of Emerging Wireless Systems

Defended 4/27/2009

yuz1977 (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Suli Zhao, Ph.D.
Advisor: Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri

Ph.D. Thesis Title:
On the Scalability of Ad Hoc Networks

Defended 9/18/2007
sulizhao (AT) winlab (DOT) rutgers (DOT) edu

 

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