Alhussein A. Abouzeid is a Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering at RPI. His research is in the field of computer networks with a focus on mobile computing and wireless communications. He received his PhD from University of Washington, Seattle, 2001.  He held appointments with Alcatel (now Nokia), HRL and Allied Signal (now Honeywell). He is also a Finnish Distinguished Professor (FiDiPro) Fellow, and visiting Professor of Electical Engineering at University of Oulu, Finland, where he received funding from Tekes Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation for research on Multi-Operator Spectrum Sharing for Future 5G Networks. From 2008 to 2010 he served as a Program Director with CNS/CISE  at NSF, where he co-directed the NeTS program and co-founded the EARS program for radio spectrum efficiency.  In 2011 he founded an NSF SAVI project called WiFiUS for US-Finland collaboration on wireless cognitive radio networks, with matching funds from Tekes and The Academy of Finland. By 2015 it included 58 PIs, 21 Projects, and 29 Institutions. He was the coordinator of this initiative from its inception in 2011 untill 2015, when it became a national NSF program by the same name.


October 2016: Samta Shukla receives 2016 Founders Award of Excellence.

May 2016: Dibakar Das receives Charles M. Close ‘62 Doctoral Prize for outstanding work as a researcher and teacher.

May 2016: Best Paper Award, WiOpt 2016, Optimal Damage-Aware Caching for Data Centric Networks

December  2015: 2015 WiFiUS Workshop and PI Meeting 

September  2015: Keynote talk @ IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 

July  2015:   Inside5G, 5Qs on 5G

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