NYU WIRELESS Directors


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Theodore Rappaport Theodore Rappaport
Founding Director & Professor

Research Interests: Developing new methods for analyzing and implementing wireless broadband and portable internet access. My students and I have pursued the potential of mmWave wireless communications as a way to meet the growing global demand for bandwidth.


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Sundeep Rangan Sundeep Rangan
Director & Professor, ECE

Research Interests: Wireless communications, cellular systems, signal processing


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Dennis Shasha Dennis Shasha
Associate Director & Professor

Research Interests: Biological computing, pattern recognition and querying in trees and graphs, pattern discovery in time series, cryptographic file systems, database tuning, and wireless.


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John-Ross Rizzo John-Ross Rizzo
Associate Director & Professor

Research Interests: Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Acquired Brain Injury, Eye-Hand Coordination, Eye Movements, Ocular Motor Control, Manual Motor Control, Concussion, Biomechanics, Gait, Assistive Technology, Wearable Technology, Blindness and Visual Impairment (BVI), Sensory Augmentation, Electronic Travel Aids (ETAs) for BVI, Mobility in Low Vision


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Faculty


Davood Shahrjerdi Davood Shahrjerdi
Assistant Professor, ECE

Research Interests: The study of new electronic materials, device structures and circuits- often at extreme nanoscale limits.


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Yong Liu Yong Liu
Associate Professor, ECE

Research Interests: Design, Analysis and Simulation of Communication, NetworksModeling, Control and Optimization of Complex Systems


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Yao Wang Yao Wang
Professor, ECE

Research Interests: Image and Video Processing, Video Compression and Transport, Medical Imaging


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Shivendra Panwar Shivendra Panwar
Professor & Department Chair, ECE

Research Interests: Wireless networks,Video over wireless,Switching


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Elza Erkip Elza Erkip
Professor

Research Interests: Cooperative Communications, Energy Efficient Communications, Joint Source and Channel Coding for Wireless Networks, Interference in Wireless Networks.


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Shaloo Rakheja Shaloo Rakheja
Assistant Professor, ECE

Research Interests: Modeling and simulating electron transport in nanoscale transistors. She is also interested in novel, beyond-CMOS devices using alternate state variables


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Lakshminarayan Subramanian Lakshminarayan Subramanian
Associate Professor, Courant

Research Interests: Wireless and Mobile SystemsConnectivity and Web access, Crowdsourcing, Mobile security, Big DataInference, Networks and Markets, Data privacy


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Henry Bertoni Henry Bertoni
Professor Emeritus, ECE

Research Interests: Electromagnetics and Acoustics


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David Goodman David Goodman
Communications, NYU Tandon

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Michael Knox Michael Knox
Industry Professor, ECE

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Software Radio, RF and Microwave Components, Antenna Design, Analog Circuit Design


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Jinyang Li Jinyang Li
Associate Professor, Courant

Research Interests: Distributed systems and computer networks. Specifically, building storage and communication infrastructures that are fast, reliable and easy to use.


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I-Tai Lu I-Tai Lu
Professor, ECE

Research Interests: Wireless communications, Underwater acoustics communications, Electromagnetic wave, and Signal processing.


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Phone: 631-755-4226

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Mary Sevick Mary Sevick
Professor, NYUMC

Research Interests: Mary Ann Sevick, ScD, RN, is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Population Health in the School of Medicine. Over the past 20 years, Dr. Sevick has been involved in several large clinical trials involving behavior change interventions.


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Yindalon Aphinyanaphongs Yindalon Aphinyanaphongs
MD, PhD

Research Interests: Dr. Aphinyanaphongs is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health, Division of Healthcare Delivery Science at NYU School of Medicine. He is also the Director of Predictive Analytics for the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Delivery Science (CHIDS).


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Marco Mezzavilla Marco Mezzavilla
Research Scientist

Research Interests: Post-doc leading various mmWave-related research projects, mainly focusing on 5G PHY/MAC design and network performance evaluation.


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Pei Liu Pei Liu
Research Scientist, ECE

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Fatima Zarinni Fatima Zarinni
Research Scientist

Research Interests: Wireless Networking and Mobile Systems; improving performance of mobile web and video; energy-efficiency of mobile systems; next-generation high data rate WLANs and 5G networks, Internet-of-things; network measurement techniques and analysis.


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Phone: 1-212-9983357

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Bayan Nasri Bayan Nasri
Postdoctoral Associate

Research Interests: Analog/Mixed-signal Integrated Circuits, Front-end electronics, Analog-to- digital and digital-to- analog conversion, Bio/silicon interfaces and integrated sensors.


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David Ramirez David Ramirez
Postdoctoral Research Research Fellow

Research Interests: Communication theory, information theory, wireless networks, scheduling, and optimization algorithms.


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Aditya Dhananjay Aditya Dhananjay
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research Interests: Prototyping next-genenration mmWave systems. I am also the co-founder and president of MilliLabs, a startup dealing with mmWave channel sounding and measurement.


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Anirudh Sivaraman Anirudh Sivaraman
Assistant Professor: Comp Sci

Research Interests: He is broadly interested in computer networks, and his recent research work has focused on hardware and software for programmable high-speed routers. He has been actively involved in the design and evolution of the P4 language for programmable network devices.


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Thomas L Marzetta Thomas L Marzetta
Distinguished Industry Professor, ECE

Research Interests: He received the PhD and SB in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1978 and 1972, and the MS in Systems Engineering from University of Pennsylvania in 1973.


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Farhad Shirani Farhad Shirani
Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests: I received my Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Michigan in December 2016. My Ph.D. advisor was Sandeep Pradhan. I also received my M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics in 2016.


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Students


Talal Ahmad Talal Ahmad
PhD, Computer Science

Research Interests: Networking Systems, Mobile Systems


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Nicolas Barati Nicolas Barati
PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Wirelss Networks, mmWave MAC


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Fanyi Duanmu Fanyi Duanmu
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: My current research focuses on video compression and delivery, screen content coding, 360 degree video processing and streaming and computer vision.


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Phone: (646) 238-4634

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Sourjya Dutta Sourjya Dutta
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Simulation and Modelling, MAC Layer Design


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Parisa Amiri Eliasi Parisa Amiri Eliasi
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Convex Optimization, Wireless Communication, Compressed Sensing, Signal and Image Processing, and Machine Learning.


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Sayed m. Farza Sayed m. Farza
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Graphene, Nano-electronics, Wireless NoCs, Nano-antennas


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Fraida Fund Fraida Fund
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless network economics


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Mayank Gupta Mayank Gupta
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Designing the CMOS based Biosensor ASICs and Electronic Platforms for Verification of ASICs.


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Parisa Hassanzadeh Parisa Hassanzadeh
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communications and Information Theory with emphasis on caching for wireless video delivery, and low-resolution ADC architectures for millimeter wave communication systems


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S. Amir Hosseini S. Amir Hosseini
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless communication and networking, video delivery in wireless networks, MAC layer design of millimeter wave cellular networks.


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Qasim Idrees Qasim Idrees
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Information Theory, Internet of Things, Wireless Hospitals


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Ish Kumar Jain Ish Kumar Jain
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Network Design and Optimization, Scheduling, Distributed Systems, Cognitive Radio Networks.


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Mustafa Anil Kocak Mustafa Anil Kocak
Research Assitant

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Information theory, and Machine Learning


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Eymen Kurdoglu Eymen Kurdoglu
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Real-time Video Communications, Networks, Video Encoding, Forecasting


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Jonathan Lu Jonathan Lu
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Real-time performance simulation tools for various UHF SISO and MIMO outdoor wireless communication systems


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Tingting Lu Tingting Lu
PhD, Electrical Engineering

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George MacCartney, Jr. George MacCartney, Jr.
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Millimeter-wave channel sounder prototyping and development with a focus on 5G millimeter-wave channel modeling and coordinated multi-point


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CHERYL MACWAN CHERYL MACWAN
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Channel Modelling, 5G mmWave


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Yuntian Mao Yuntian Mao
MS, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communication, Estimation & Detection, DSP and FPGA


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Shervin Minaee Shervin Minaee
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Signal and Image Processing, Machine Learning and Computer Vision, Video processing and Summarization


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Efe Onaran Efe Onaran
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: De-Anonymization of Social Networks with Community Structure


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Guanze Peng Guanze Peng
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Parameters estimation of wireless channel based on different methods, such as MUSIC, ESPRIT and etc.


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RAMKUMAR RANJITHKUMAR RAMKUMAR RANJITHKUMAR
PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: ASIC digital design engineer. Involved in designing digital blocks for biomedical ASIC and high speed ADC


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Anurag Shivam Prasad Anurag Shivam Prasad
PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Enhancing mm Wave Channel Simulator, mm Wave Propagation, Statistical Signal Processing, Channel Modelling


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Nikhil Rangarajan Nikhil Rangarajan
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Spintronics based Magnetic Memories


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Sunit P. Sebastian Sunit P. Sebastian
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Biomedical Circuits, High-Speed Low Power Analog-to-Digital Converters


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Shahram Shahsavari Shahram Shahsavari
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: millimeter wave cellular networks, Resource Sharing in mmWave, Full-duplex cellular networks, Wireless Hospitals, Opportunistic Resource Allocation and Scheduling


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Cole Smith Cole Smith
Millimeter Wave Communications

Research Interests: Improving the reliability of millimeter wave communications using base station relays. Development of base station placement methodologies and optimization of signal coverage


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Chris Slezak Chris Slezak
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: phased arrays, dynamic channel measurements, 5G prototyping at 60 GHz


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SUMANTH SRINIVASAN SUMANTH SRINIVASAN
MS Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Adaptive streaming and decoding of 360 degree video over a network.


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Shu Sun Shu Sun
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Cellular mobile communications


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Caglar Tunc Caglar Tunc
PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Information theory and networking, caching networks, wireless communications.


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Ruichen Wang Ruichen Wang
PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: mmWave, 5G


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Yunchou Xing Yunchou Xing
PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communication, Channel Sounding, RF channel measurements


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Menglei Zhang Menglei Zhang
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Channel Modeling, and Cellular System Design


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Former Students


Zhengrui Fu Zhengrui Fu
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communication


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Abhi Shah Abhi Shah
PhD, Wireless Communications

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Varun Chandrasekaran Varun Chandrasekaran
MS, Computer Science

Research Interests: Systems, specifically Security & Privacy, Software Defined Networking, & Distributed Computing


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Jeton Koka Jeton Koka
BS, Computer Science & Engineering

Research Interests: Millimeter-wave propagation, 5G, artificial intelligence, algorithms, programming languages, software engineering


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Sijia Deng Sijia Deng
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Channel Modeling


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Mathew Samimi Mathew Samimi
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless communications, RF channel measurements, mmWave ultrawideband channel modeling, data processing


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Rieko tsuji Rieko tsuji
Visiting PhD Student

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Electromagnetic Wave Simulation, Visualization of EM Wave, Diffuse Scattering


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Marco Giordani Marco Giordani
University of Padua Graduate Reasearcher

Research Interests: 5G Mm-wave Cellular Networks Initial-access Algorithms, Overcoming LTE Limitations, Detection of Radio-link Failures In MMw Systems


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Mattia Rebato Mattia Rebato
University of Padua Graduate Reasearcher

Research Interests: Spectrum Sharing, Transmission Protocol to Coordinate BSS and UES in a 5G System


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Hansong Yan Hansong Yan
Former Student

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Yunchow Xing Yunchow Xing
Former Student

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Dian Yu Dian Yu
Former Student

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Staff


Patricia Donohue Patricia Donohue
Administrative Director

Pat’s background also includes public relations and writing/editing.


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Adam Holsten Adam Holsten
Web Design & Development

I am a web designer and photographer with a background in producing websites with rich and vibrant content.


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Campbell Busfield Campbell Busfield
Office Administrator

Campbell Busfield is a University of Houston graduate.


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