Students

Current Students

- Doctoral:

*       Md. Shafiqul Islam:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      "Analysis and protocols to Establish Downlink for Communication across the Air-Water Interface" 

Graduation:     Proposal Defense Fall 2020, expected graduation Fall 2021

 

*       Yousef Ebrahimi:

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

Graduation:     Proposal Defense Spring 2021, expected graduation Fall 2021

 

*       Haneen Bawayan:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      "Management Techniques for Reliable Microgrid Operation" 

Graduation:     Proposal Defense Fall 2020, expected graduation Spring 2022

 

*       Brian Stevens:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      "Cognitive M2M Mesh Networks" 

Graduation:     TBD

 

*       Abdulaziz Alshaeri:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      "Lightweight Authentication Protocols for Smart City Applications" 

Graduation:     TBD

 

*       Dayuan Tan:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      Autonmous Traffic Managent in Smart Cities

Graduation:     TBD

 

*       Muntasir Mahmud:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      Modulation and Encloding Techniques for Optoacoustic Communications

Graduation:     TBD

 

*       Jaeed Bin Saif:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      Optoacoustics Enabled Underwater Localization

Graduation:     TBD

 

*       Sanket Gupta:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      "Application of Social IoT in Smart Cities" 

Graduation:     TBD

 

*       Stephan D. Frisbie:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      "Deep Learning Techniques for Opportunistic Spectrum Access" 

Graduation:     TBD

 

*       Mona Alkanhal:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      "Security in Edge Computing" 

Graduation:     TBD

 

*       Nick Lurski:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      "Deep Learning based Defense against Routing Attacks" 

Graduation:     TBD

 

*       Mohammed Alsolami:

Ph.D. Dissertation:      "Applications of IoT in Crowd Management" 

Graduation:     TBD

 

- Master:

 


Former Students
- Doctoral:

*       Akram Ahmed:

Ph.D. Dissertation: "Efficient Topology Construction and Autonomous Networking for Underwater Acoustic Nodes"

Graduation:     Summer 2019

Employer: King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.

 

*       Nicholaos Baroutis:

Ph.D. Dissertation: "Lightweight Anonymity Schemes for Protecting the Base-station of Wireless Sensor Networks" 

Graduation:     Summer 2017

Employer: University of Maryland.

 

*       Ahmed Shahin:

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

Graduation: Fall 2016

Employer: Zagazig University, Egypt.

 

*       Sami Alsemairi:

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

Graduation: Fall 2016

Employer: The Institute of Public Administration, Saudi Arabia.

 

*       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, USA.

 

*       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: Naval 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.

 

*       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: Claflin University, South Carolina, USA.

 

*       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, Miami, USA.

- Master:

*       Narasimha Enukonda:

MS Project:      "Linear Opto-Acoustic Communication Mechanism

Graduation: Spring 2021

 

*       Rohit Rozario Peter:

MS Project:      "Development of Android Application to enable Bluetooth connectivity for the WearMe sensor nodes and interface with the React Native code base

Graduation: Spring 2021

 

*       Sanket Laxman Zade:

MS Project:      "Researching the Effect of Beamforming on RF fingerprinting

Graduation: Fall 2020

 

*       Sai Chandana Medikonda:

MS Project:      "Estimation of Distance between Mobile phones using Bluetooth RSSI

Graduation: Summer 2020

 

*       Betoul Alsabagh:

MS Project:      "Physical Layer Metrics for Analyzing Network Traffic in Wireless Sensor Networks

Graduation: Spring 2019

 

*       Peter Kowalski:

MS Project:      "Researching Zigbee RF Signatures to Distinguish Nodes on a Wireless Sensor Network

Graduation: Spring 2019

 

*       Md. Shafiqul Islam:

MS Project:      "Analyzing Visible Light Communication through Air-Water Interface

Graduation: Spring 2019

 

*       Danila Frolov:

MS Project:      "Classification of Wireless Network Protocols and Physical Identification of Wireless Sensor Nodes in 2.4GHz Spectrum

Graduation: Summer 2019

 

*       Swati Verma:

MS Thesis:      "Assessing and Analyzing the Meaningful Use Compliance by Medicaid Providers

Graduation: Summer 2019 (co-advised with Gunes Koru)

 

*       Kshitija Bagde:

MS Project:      "Study of Modulation Techniques for Visual Light based Communication through Air-Water Interface

Graduation: Fall 2018

 

*       Shashank Kamath:

MS Project:      "Power System Security Analysis

Graduation: Spring 2018

 

*       John Zhu:

MS Project:      "IoT Secure Boot Measuring and Reporting

Graduation: Spring 2018

 

*       Apeksha Lanjile:

MS Thesis:      "Exploiting Multi-modal Sensing for Increased Detection Fidelity of Pipeline Leakage

Graduation:     Summer 2017

 

*       Ben Anglin:

MS Project:      "Validating the Effectiveness of Federating Disjoint Network Segments through Mobile Nodes

Graduation:     Fall 2016

 

*       Dinesh Kumar Sadasivan:

MS Project:      "Simulation Study for Autonomous Parking Management using Smart Devices

Graduation:     Summer 2016

 

*       Kenneth Barton:

MS Project:      "Location Selection Based on Twitter Relationships Driven by Android's NearBy Messages

Graduation:     Spring 2016

 

*       Amarvir Brar:

MS Project:      "Appropriate Selection of Cluster Radius in k-hop Cluster-based Routing in in MANET

Graduation:     Fall 2015

 

*       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

 

 

Courses

Publications

Research Projects

Laboratory

Students

Home


Revised: August 14, 2014.