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Dipankar Raychaudhuri, Distinguished Professor & Director

M.S. & PhD in Electrical Engineering, SUNY Stony Brook, NY (1978, 79)
B.Tech (Hons) in Electronics & Electrical Communications, IIT Kharagpur, India (1976)

Work Experience:
2001-present: Distinguished Professor, ECE Dept & Director, WINLAB, Rutgers University

2008-09: Visiting Professor, EE Dept/Clean Slate Program, Stanford University
2000-01: Chief Scientist, Iospan Wireless, San Jose, CA
1993-99: Asst. GM & Dept Head (Systems Architecture), NEC USA C&C Research
1990-92 : Head, Broadband Communications Research, Sarnoff Corp, Princeton, NJ 
1988-90: Senior Member of Technical Staff, Sarnoff Corp, Princeton, NJ
1979-87: Member of Technical Staff, RCA Laboratories, Princeton, NJ

Research Profile:
Future network architectures and protocols, wireless systems and technology, dynamic spectrum access and cognitive radio, experimental prototyping and network research testbeds.


R&D Highlights:
2012-present: Inter-domain cooperation for dynamic spectrum, supported by NSF EARS program

2010-present: “MobilityFirst” Future Internet Architecture Project supported by NSF FIA Program

2006-09: NSF FIND (Future Internet Design) projects on Cache-and-Forward (CNF) mobile content delivery and CogNet cognitive radio protocol stack

2005-present: NSF GENI (Global Environment for Network Innovation) Project – Planning Group Member (2005-07), Wireless Virtualization (2006-07) and Open WiMAX (2008-)
2005-06: WMPG (Wireless Mobile Planning Group) on Future Network Architecture
2003-present:  ORBIT: Open-Access Research Testbed for Next-Generation Wireless Networks, NSF NRT … featured in “Ten emerging technologies”, MIT Technology Review http://www.technologyreview.com/read_article.aspx?ch=specialsections&sc=emergingtech&id=16476
2004-09: “WiNC2R” Network Centric Cognitive Radio Platform, NSF NeTS
2002-06: MUSE: Multimodal Sensor-on-Silicon Center-of-Excellence project, NJCST
2002-05: Dynamic Spectrum Management Policy and Technology, NSF NeTS
2001-06: Hierarchical Self-Organizing Ad-Hoc Wireless Network for sensors and "4G"
2000-01: AirBurst: MIMO/OFDM system for broadband fixed wireless access
1995-99: WATMnet: 5 Ghz/25 Mbps mobile broadband wireless local area network 
1994-98: QoS-aware software framework for ATM networks
1993-95: Multimedia network processor, MCCP
1991-92: Networking of high resolution video (HRV) workstation
1991-92: DirecTV/MPEG++ system design
1989-92: AD-HDTV system design & FCC prototype
1987-88: Packet-based digital video distribution system for CATV
1984-87: VSAT (very small aperture terminal) satellite data network design & prototype
1978-85: Medium Access Control (MAC) protocols, SREJ-ALOHA, ARRA, packet CDMA

Past Editor, IEEE Trans. on Networking, IEEE Trans. on Comm, IEEE Comm. Magazine, IEEE Multimedia and ACM M2CR
Past Chair, Data Comm Systems Committee, IEEE ComSoc
Member, FCC ACATS (HDTV) System Analysis Task Force (1991-92)

Vice Chairman, Wireless ATM Working Group, ATM Forum (1996-99)

Member, Broadband Last Mile Committee, National Academies of Science & Engineering (1999-2002)

Advisor for Future Mobile Network project – National Institute for Communications Technology (NICT), Japan (2002-06)

Board of Directors, Semandex Networks, Inc., a Princeton, NJ based startup company (2001-2008)

Member of Scientific Council, Thomson Inc.  (2004-10)

Technical Advisory Board, NJ Economic Development Authority Edison Fund, (2005-present)

Technical Advisory Board, NTT DoCoMo Laboratories, USA (2007-11)

Advisor for Telecommunication Center-of-Excellence (TCOE) program, Govt. of India (2004-08)

Member of NSF GENI (Global Environment for Network Innovation) Planning Group (2005-07)

Chair, GENI Wireless Working Group (2006-07)

Chair, Computing Coordination Council (CCC), Rutgers University (2007-12)

Senior Advisory Board Member, 4WARD FP7 Project, European Commission, (2008-10)

External Advisor, European Commission FP7 Smart Santander Project (2011-present)

Advisory Board Member: Igolgi Inc, Zipreel Inc.


~200 journal and conference papers,
~10 book chapters and edited book entitled “Emerging Wireless Technologies and the Future Mobile Internet” (with Mario Gerla), Cambridge University Press, 2011.
~15 patents on various topics including broadband wireless networks, MAC protocols, digital video, VSAT networks.

Representative recent papers/talks:

  1. Dipankar Raychaudhuri, Kiran Nagaraja, Arun Venkataramani, “MobilityFirst: a robust and trustworthy mobility-centric architecture for the future internet,” ACM Mobile Computing and Communications Review 16(3): 2-13 (2012).
  2. T. Vu, Akash Baid, Yanyong Zhang, Thu D. Nguyen, Junichiro Fukuyama, Richard P. Martin, Dipankar Raychaudhuri, “DMap: A Shared Hosting Scheme for Dynamic Identifier to Locator Mappings in the Global Internet,” in Proceedings of ICDCS, 2012.
  3. S. C. Nelson, G. Bhanage, and D. Raychaudhuri, “GSTAR: generalized storage-aware routing for MobilityFirst in the future mobile internet,” in Proceedings of MobiArch, 2011, pp. 19–24.
  4. A. Baid, T. Vu, D. Raychaudhuri, “Comparing Alternative Approaches for Networking of Named Objects in the Future Internet,” 2012 IEEE Infocom NOMEN workshop.
  5. D. Raychaudhuri, X. Jing, I. Seskar, K. Le, J. Evans, “Cognitive Radio Technology: From Distributed Spectrum Coordination to Adaptive Network Collaboration”, Journal of Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 2008.
  6. D. Raychaudhuri, “MobilityFirst: A Trustworthy and Robust Mobility-Centric Architecture for the Future Mobile Internet”, Keynote Talk, IEEE PIMRC 2011, Toronto, Canada.
  7. S. Paul, D. Raychaudhuri, R. Yates and J. Kurose, “The Cache-and-Forward Architecture for Efficient Mobile Content Delivery Services in the Future Internet”, in Proc. ITU Next Generation Networks (NGN), Geneva, May 2008.
  8. Suli Zhao and D. Raychaudhuri, “Scalability and Performance Evaluation of Hierarchical Hybrid Wireless Networks”, IEEE Trans. on Networking (2009)
  9. Z. Wu, S. Ganu and D. Raychaudhuri, "IRMA: Integrated routing and MAC scheduling in multihop wireless mesh networks", in Proc. 2nd IEEE Workshop on Wireless Mesh Networks, (WiMesh) 2006, Reston VA, Sept 2006.
  10. D. Raychaudhuri, I. Seskar, M. Ott, S. Ganu, K. Ramachandran, H. Kremo, R. Siracusa, H. Liu and M. Singh, "Overview of the ORBIT Radio Grid Testbed for Evaluation of Next-Generation Wireless Network Protocols," Proceedings of  IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC'05), March 2005.



Most frequently cited papers:

  1. D. Raychaudhuri, et al, "WATMnet: A Prototype Wireless ATM System for Multimedia Personal Communication", IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, January 1997, pp. 83-95.
  2. D. Raychaudhuri and N. Wilson, “ATM Based Transport Architecture for Multiservices Wireless Personal Communication Network”, IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, October 1994, pp. 1401-1414. [ISI “Most Cited Paper” with over 2200 citations]
  3. K. Joseph, S. Ng, D. Raychaudhuri, R. Saint Girons, T. Savatier, R. Siracusa and J. Zdepski, “MPEG++: A Robust Compression and Transport System for Digital HDTV”, Image Communications, (1992), pp. 307-323.
  4. D. Raychaudhuri, "Design of Ku-band Satellite Data Networks Using Very Small Aperture Terminals - Part I: Multiaccess Protocols," International Journal of Satellite Communications, July-Sept, 1987, pp.195-212.
  5. D. Raychaudhuri, "Stability, Throughput and Delay of Asynchronous SREJ ALOHA," IEEE Trans. on Communications, July 1987, pp. 767-772.
  6. D. Raychaudhuri, "Announced Retransmission Random Access Protocols," IEEE Trans. on Communications, Nov. 1985, pp. 1183-1190.
  7. D. Raychaudhuri, "Performance Analysis of Random-Access Packet-Switched Code Division Multiple Access Systems," IEEE Transactions on Communications, June 1981, pp. 895–901.



Schwarzkopf Prize for Technological Innovation (2008)

Fellow of IEEE (1995)

ISI “most frequently cited author” in the field of communications during 1985-2005 (2006)

Sarnoff Team Award for Development of the AD-HDTV System (1990)

RCA Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards (1982, 83 and 85)



Contact Information:

WINLAB/Rutgers University
Technology Centre of New Jersey
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Recent Publications and Conference Presentations

WMPG Workshop Report on the Future Internet

PIMRC2013 Keynote Talk on Future Internet Architecture


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