a Professor in the Department of
Computer Science with joint appointments in the
of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering and Department of Mathematical Sciences . I am the founding
Director of Data Science Research
Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, New York.
I received MS. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer
Science, both from Columbia
University , in 1987 and 1994, respectively. Before joining RPI, I
was a Member of the Technical Staff at the Bell Laboratories in Murray
Hill, New Jersey.
I am an
IEEE Fellow (member of Comunications Society, Computer Society, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society) and a senior member of ACM. I
chaired the IEEE Technical Committee on Computer Communications (TCCC) during 2006-2008 and the
Networking Cluster, 2007-2008.