Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
EducationB.A.: Mathematics, Rutgers University, 1976 M.S.: Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1979 Ph.D.: Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1982
Focus AreaNetworking and Communication, Statistical Signal Processing, Graduate Education
Selected Scholarly Works“Analytic Models for the Latency and Steady-State Throughput of TCP Tahoe, Reno and SACK,” B. Sikdar, S. Kalyanaraman, and K.S. Vastola. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 11, No. 6, December 2003, pp. 959-971.
"An Integrated Model for the Latency and Steady-State Throughput of TCP Connections," B. Sikdar, S. Kalyanaraman and K.S. Vastola, Performance Evaluation, vol. 46, no. 2-3, pp. 139-154, September 2001.
"Minimizing Packet Loss by Optimizing OSPF Weights Using Online Simulation," H.T. Kaur, T. Ye, S. Kalyanaraman, K.S. Vastola. Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analyses and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Orlando, Florida, October 12-15, 2003.
"An Efficient Model of 802.11 Ad Hoc Networks under a Block-fading Rayleigh Channel with Physical Layer Capture,” Jin Sheng and Kenneth S. Vastola. Proceedings of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (EEE GLOBECOM), New Orleans, Louisiana, November 30 – December 4, 2008.