Computer Networks


This area emphasizes the principles and practices involved in computer networks, including network protocols and QoS issues. Students of this subject area will typically find applications in the fast-growing wireless communication and networks industry.

Faculty Members:

Dr. Sunil Kumar


QoS-aware Cross-Layer Wireless Routing/MAC/Resource Reservation/Scheduling Protocols, Robust/Scalable and Network-Friendly Image/Video Compression Techniques

Dr. Yusuf Ozturk


Mobile Computing, Pervasive Healthcare, Medium Access Control, Wireless Networks, Home Networks, Bandwidth Estimation, Network Monitoring, Wireless Sensor Networks

Dr. Mahasweta Sarkar


Energy Efficient MAC Layer Protocol Design for Wireless Devices, QoS Design, Optimizations Techniques, Resource Management Algorithms, Scheduling Principles and Performance Analysis of Various Wireless Protocols Like 802.11, 802.11e, 802.15, 802.16, Directional Antennas and Cognitive Radios

Research Groups:

Wireless Multimedia Communication Network Research Laboratory

Ambient Computing and Networked Embedded Systems Lab

Multimedia and Wireless Networks Research Group