Students

Current Students

- Doctoral:

*       Ahmed Shahin:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      “Infrastructure-Less Group Data Sharing Using Smart Devices” 

Graduation:     Proposal Defense Fall 2015, graduation expected Fall 2016

 

*       Sami Alsemairi:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      “Cross-Layer Techniques for Boosting Base-Station Anonymity in Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Proposal Defense Fall 2015, graduation expected Fall 2016

 

*       Yousef Ebrahimi:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      “Anonymity of the Base-Station in Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     TBD

 

*       Fahad Alduraibi:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      “Pipeline Leak Detection Using Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     TBD

 

*       Sanket Gupta:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      “Smart Spaces” 

Graduation:     TBD

 

*       Nicholaos Baroutis:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      “Anonymity of the Base-Station in Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     TBD

 

*       Akram Ahmed:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      Underwater Acoustic Networks 

Graduation:     TBD

- Master:

*       Veeresh Halagegouda:

MS Thesis:      “Topology Restructuring to Mitigate Jamming Attacks through Node Repositioning” 

Graduation:     Expected, Spring 2013

 


Former Students
- Doctoral:

*       Jon Ward:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      “Physical and MAC-Layer Mechanisms for Increasing Base-Station Anonymity in Wireless Ad-hoc Networks” 

Graduation:     Spring 2015

Employer:       Johns Hopkins University Applied Research Lab.

 

*       Yatish Joshi:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      “Distributed Protocols for Connectivity Restoration in Damaged Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Fall 2015

Employer:       Cisco

 

*       Edward Birrane:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      “Circuit Provisioning in Challenged Sensor Internetworks” 

Graduation:     Summer 2014 (co-advised with Dr. Alan Sherman)

Employer:       Johns Hopkins University Applied Research Lab.

 

*       Lloyd Emokpae:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      “Design and Analysis of Underwater Acoustic Networks with Reflected Links” 

Graduation:     Fall 2013

Employer:       Army Research Lab.

 

*       Abdullah Alfadhly:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      “Design and Analysis of Underwater Acoustic Networks with Reflected Links” 

Graduation:     Spring 2013, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, (co-advised with Dr. Uthman Baroudi)

Employer:       King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

 

*       Fatih Senel:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      “Relay Node Placement for Federating Segmented Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Summer 2012

Employer:       Antalya International University, Antalya, Turkey

 

*       Muhammad Imran:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      “Localized Movement-Based Connectivity Restoration algorithms for Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks” 

Graduation:     Spring 2011, Universiti Tekhnologi Petronas, Malaysia, (co-advised with Dr. Abas Said)

Employer:       King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

*       Sookyoung Lee:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      “Optimized Relay Node Placement for Federating Wireless Sensor Sub-Networks” 

Graduation:     Spring 2010

Employer:       Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea

 

*       Abdelrahman Desoky:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      “Nostega: A Novel Noiseless Steganography Paradigm” 

Graduation:     Spring 2009

Employer:       Independent Consultant

 

*       Waleed Youssef:

Ph.D. Dissertation:     “Intelligent Gateways Placements Techniques for Improved Dependability of Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:    Fall 2007

Employer:       IBM Network Solution, Maryland, USA.

 

*       Kemal Akkaya:

Ph.D. Dissertation:     “Energy-Aware QoS Routing for Wireless Sensors Networks” 

Graduation:    Spring 2005

Employer:       Florida International University, Carbondale, USA

- Master:

*       Ryan McGrath:

MS Project:      “Large Scale Network Analytics Using Distributed Servers” 

Graduation:     Spring 2015

 

*       Nikolaos Baroutis:

MS Project:      “Using Fake Sinks and Deceptive Relays to Boost Base-station Anonymity in Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Spring 2015

*       Vignesh Thandapani:

MS Project:      “Acoustic Analog Transmitter and Receiver” 

Graduation:     Spring 2015

*       Ahmed Shahin:

MS Project:      “A Framework for P2P Networking of Smart Devices Using Wi-Fi Direct” 

Graduation:     Spring 2014

*       Bhuvana Kalyana Sundaram:

MS Thesis:      “Federation by Touring Overlapping Clusters of Unconnected Segments” 

Graduation:     Fall 2012

 

*       Ahmad Abbas:

MS Thesis:      “Federating Disjoint Wireless Networks Using a Mix of Stationary and Mobile Nodes” 

Graduation:     Summer 2012

 

*       Jerome Lourdu Vikram Stanislaus:

MS Thesis:      “Mobile Relays Based Federation of Multiple Wireless Sensor Network Segments with Reduced Latency” 

Graduation:     Summer 2012

 

*       David Riley:

MS Thesis:      “A Modular, Power-Intelligent Wireless Sensor Node Architecture” 

Graduation:     Summer 2012

 

*       Yatish Joshi:

MS Thesis:      “Autonomous Recovery from Multi-Node Failure in Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Fall 2011

 

*       Kunal Narsinghani:

MS Project:      “Evaluating the Effect of Transmission Power on Base-station Anonymity in Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Fall 2011

 

*       Sanket Gupte:

MS Thesis:      “Vehicular Networking for Intelligent and Autonomous Traffic Management” 

Graduation:     Fall 2011

 

*       Kavin R. Kasinathan:

MS Thesis:      “Distributed Approach for Mitigating Coverage Loss in Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Summer 2011

 

*       Alexander Dos Santos:

MS Thesis:      “A Sensor Network for an Early and Efficient Leak Detection in Long Pipelines” 

Graduation:     Summer 2011, University of Porto, Portugal, (Jointly advised with Prof. Paulo Portugal)

 

*       Zhong Ren:

MS Thesis:      “Anonymity of the Base-Station in Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Spring 2011

 

*       Rahul Waknis:

MS Thesis:      “Connectivity Restoration in Wireless Sensor Networks using Steiner Tree Approximations” 

Graduation:     Summer 2010

 

*       Ketaki Viadya:

MS Thesis:      “Effective Failure Recovery in Wireless Sensor networks through Active Spare Designation” 

Graduation:     Summer 2010

 

*       Namita Sapre:

MS Thesis:      “Energy Efficient Node Engagement Strategies for Achieving Data Fidelity in Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Summer 2010 (co-advised with Dr. Time Oates)

 

*       Bryan Althouse:

MS Project:      “Tiered Authentication of Multicast Traffic” 

Graduation:     Fall 2009

 

*       Nicholas Krajewski:

MS Project:      “Trust and Energy Aware Secure Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Fall 2009

 

*       Neelofer Tamboli:

MS Thesis:      “Coverage-Aware Connectivity Restoration in Mobile Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Summer 2009

 

*       Obinna Odumodu:

MS Project:      “Detecting Pipeline Leakage Using Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Expected Spring 2010

 

*       Uday Acharya:

MS Thesis:      “An Approach for Increasing Base-Station Anonymity in Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Spring 2009

 

*       Lloyd Emokpae:

MS Project:      “The Design of BLUETOOTH Based Head-on Display” 

Graduation:     Spring 2009.

 

*       Burak Ustun:

MS Project:      “On the Implementation of Lightweight Clock Synchronizations in Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Spring 2009.

 

*       Viplavi Donepudi:

MS Project:      “Employing Sink Mobility to Extend the Lifetime of Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Fall 2008

 

*       Qiao Pan:

MS Project:      “Approaches for Performance Enhancement in Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Spring 2008

 

*       Robert Stewart:

MS Project:      “A Survey and Implementation of Power Saving 802.11 MAC Protocols for Ad-Hoc Network” 

Graduation:     Fall 2007

 

*       Jason Barbour:

MS Project:      “Sensor Network Connectivity Using a Single Shared Key” 

Graduation:     Spring 2007

 

*       Clint Moulds:

MS Project:      “Wireless Sensor Mote: Frequency Hopping” 

Graduation:     Spring 2007

 

*       Samuel Bushra:

MS Thesis:      “Architectural and Management Schemes for Efficient Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Summer 2006

 

*       Aseem Lalani:

MS Thesis:      “Safe Base-Station Repositioning in Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Spring 2006

 

*       James McClain:

MS Project:      “A tool for Worst-Case Execution Time Estimation” 

Graduation:     Spring 2005

 

*       Tushar Chaubal

MS Project:      “Qualitative Analysis of High Speed Design Practices in FPGAs” 

Graduation:     Spring 2005

 

*       Kajaldeep Ghumman:  

MS Thesis     “Lightweight Distributed Key Management Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks

Graduation:     Fall 2004 

 

*       Meenakshi Bangad:

MS Thesis:      “Base-Station Repositioning for Optimized performance of Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Fall 2003

 

*       Gaurav Jolly:  

MS Thesis     “An Energy-Efficient, Scalable and Collision-Free MAC layer protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks

Graduation:     Fall 2003

 

*       Poonam Munshi:

MS Thesis:      “Architecture for Efficient Monitoring and Management of Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Fall 2003 

 

*       I-Hong Yeh:

MS Project:    “Field Programmable Gate Arrays Fault Model and Reliability Study” 

Graduation:     Fall 2003 

 

*       Shaitul Shah:

MS Project:    “A Survey on FPGAs and their Testing Techniques” 

Graduation:     Fall 2003 

 

*       Madhu Raju:

MS Project:      “A Software Environment for Teaching Real-Time Systems” 

Graduation:     Fall 2003

 

*       Aniket Apte:

MS Project:      “A Simulation Environment for Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Fall 2003

 

*       Gaurav Gupta:

MS Thesis:      “An Efficient Clustering Protocol for of Wireless Sensor Networks” 

Graduation:     Summer 2003

 

*       Amit Sardesai:

MS Thesis:     “Optimal Dynamic Transport Selection for Mobile Computing” 

Graduation:   Fall 2002

 

*       Shanmugavel Ponnusamy:

MS Thesis:      “Efficient and Predictable Approach for Virtual Memory Handling in Hard Real-Time Applications” 

Graduation:     Fall 2002

 

*       Rajish Mathew:  

MS Thesis     “Energy Efficient Bootstrapping of Sensor Networks”

Graduation:     Fall 2002

 

 

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Revised: August 14, 2014.