TCE Guest Lecture: Wireless, Self-Organizing Networking Research at UCSC's Internetwork Research Group

Speaker:
Katia Obraczka (UC Santa Cruz)
Date:
Wednesday, 10.7.2013, 12:30
Place:
Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

This talk with provide an overview of the research on wireless self-organizing networking we have been conducting at UC Santa Cruz's Internetwork Research Group (i-NRG). I will describe some of our current projects ranging from mobility modeling and characterization, sensor network deployment, estimating network conditions using machine learning techniques.

Bio:
Katia Obraczka is Professor of Computer Engineering at UC Santa Cruz. Before joining UCSC, she held a reserach scientist position at USC's Information Sciences Institute and a joint appointment at USC's Computer Science Department. Her research interests span the areas of computer networks, distributed systems, and Internet information systems. She is the director of the Internetwork Research Group (i-NRG) at UCSC and has been a PI and a co-PI in a number of projects sponsored by government agencies (NSF, DARPA, NASA, ARO, DoE, AFOSR) as well as industry. Prof. Obraczka has edited one book, wrote a number of book chapters, and published over 200 technical papers in journals and conferences. She has served on the Editorial Board of the Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks Journal. She has been involved with the organization of several technical conferences in her area including IEEE Global Internet, IEEE SECON, IEEE MASS, ACM Mobicom, and ACM Mobihoc, IEEE NetSciCom. She received the USC ISI's Meritorious Service Award in 1999. She is a senior member of the IEEE.

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