Speaker: Prof. Eytan Modiano MIT
Time: 2014-12-24 10:30-2014-12-24 12:00
Venue: FIT 1-312
Eytan Modiano received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Connecticut at Storrs in 1986 and his M.S. and PhD degrees, both in Electrical Engineering, from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, in 1989 and 1992 respectively. He was a Naval Research Laboratory Fellow between 1987 and 1992 and a National Research Council Post Doctoral Fellow during 1992-1993. Between 1993 and 1999 he was with MIT Lincoln Laboratory where he was a project leader for MIT Lincoln Laboratory's Next Generation Internet (NGI) project. Since 1999 he has been on the faculty at MIT, where he is a Professor in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS). His research is on communication networks and protocols with emphasis on satellite, wireless, and optical networks. He is an Editor-at-Large for IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, and served as Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, and the AIAA Journal of Aerospace Information Systems. He was the Technical Program co-chair for IEEE Wiopt 2006, IEEE Infocom 2007, and ACM MobiHoc 2007. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and an Associate Fellow of the AIAA.