Current Ph.D Students:


Amir Afsharinejad (2016- )

Henry Mei (2014-, on leave)

Former Ph.D students / where they are:


Yun Wei, Quantitative Researcher, CooperFund Inc., Chicago

Ph.D thesis: Large scale data analytics and modeling for energy infrastructure and services, Jan. 2017


Supaporn Erjongmanee, Lecturer, Kasetsart Univ. Thailand

Ph.D Thesis: Understanding Communication Infrastructure Using Large-Scale Measurements, 2011


Sung-eok Jeon, Technical Staff, Facebook.

Ph.D Thesis: Near-Optimality of Distributed Network Management using Machine Learning Approach, 2007


Rajesh Narasimha (Co-advised with Prof. Steve Mclaughlin), Texas Instruments.

Ph.D Thesis: Application of Information Theory and Learning to Network and Biological Tomography, 2007

SPIE Fellowship Award


Zesheng Chen, Assistant Prof., Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne, IN.

Ph.D Thesis: Modeling and Defending Against Internet Worm Attacks, 2007

Clever Award, ECE, Gatech


Guanglei Liu, Associate Prof., Roan-state Community College, Tennessee

Ph.D Thesis: Management and Control of Scalable and Resilient Next-Generation Optical Networks, 2007

Clever Award, ECE, Gatech


Xusheng Tian, Technical Staff, Bloomberg, Inc. NY

Ph.D Thesis: Modeling and Understanding Heterogeneous Network Traffic, 2002.

Dongxu Shen, University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong.

Ph.D Thesis: Resource Management of Wireless CDMA Networks, 2001.

Founderís Award of Excellence, RPI


Marina Thottan, Director of Network Intelligence and Control Systems, Bell Labs Nokia, NJ.

Ph.D Thesis: Fault Detection and Prediction for the Management of Computer Networks, 2000.

Founderís Award of Excellence, RPI


Sheng Ma, Google, CA.

Ph.D Thesis (Charlie Close Thesis Award): Network Traffic Modeling and Analysis in Wavelet Domain, 1998

Founderís Award of Excellence, RPI


Cindy Hood, Associate Prof. Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago.

Ph.D Thesis: Intelligent Detection for Fault Management of Communication Networks, 1996.


13 former MS students at RPI


More than 30 undergrad researchers at GT, RPI, and SURE program.


Former Postdocs and Visitors:

Prof. Ling Wang (Visiting Prof.), 2014-2015, Beijing Univ. of Science and Technology, China

Dr. Sung-Ho Huang (Posdoc), 2005-2006, Samsung, Korea

Dr. Minsu Kim (Postdoc), 2005-2006, Samsung, Korea

Dr. Guang Cheng (Visiting Prof.) 2006-2007, South East University, China.

Prof. Suming Li, (Visiting Prof.), 2007-2008, National Univ., China

Dr. Shikang Chen, (Visiting Postdoc), 2008-2009, Sichung, China

Dr. James Gu, (Visiting Student), 2008-2009, China

Prof. Ekrem Duman (Visiting Prof.), 2011, Turkey