Alberto Leon-Garcia

Student Supervision

One of the joys of being a professor is the time spent brainstorming with graduate students. Below is a list of Post-Doctoral Fellows, visiting graduate students, Ph.D., M.A.Sc., and M.Eng. students that I have supervised as well my current cohort.

Current Research Team

Name

Research Topic

Role

Hadi Bannazadeh

SAVI Architecture

Research Associate

Thomas Lin

Distributed Management Plane

Ph.D. student

Bahareh Najafi

TBD

Ph.D. student

Morteza Moghaddassian

Smart Infrastructures

Ph.D. student

Atoosa Nasiri

TBD

Ph.D. student

Kristina Dzeparoska

TBD

M.A.Sc. student

Rajsimman Ravichandiran

Anomaly Detection for Autoscaling Systems

M.A.Sc. student

Simona Marinova

TBD

M.A.Sc. student

Yihuan Huang

TBD

M.A.Sc. student

Post-Doctoral Fellows

Date

Name

Project Title

2014-2017

Byungchul Park

SAVI Middleware

2014-2015

Petros Spachos

QoE Experiment Design & Data Analysis

2014-2015

Qi Zhang

Storage & Workload Scheduling in Datacentres

2014

Hamood-Ur Rehman

QoE Modeling & Experiment Design

2013

Armin Ghayoori

QoE Experiment Design & Data Analysis

2011-2013

Joon-Myung Kang

Design Issues in SAVI Testbed; SAVI Middleware

2010-2011

F. Yan

Hybrid Optical-Electronic LANs for Datacenters

2009-2011

A. Tizghadam

Network Criticality Design Algorithms

2009-2010

H. Mohsenian-Rad

Network Issues in Smart Grids

2005-2007

M. Saad

Route Plan Design for MPLS

2004-2006

Y. Cheng

IP Performance Modeling & Measurement

2004-2006

M.S. Kim

Autonomic Management using Virtual Network Concept

1998

M. Hashemi

Programmable Network Element

1998

S. Mahdavian

Network Flow Management Algorithms

6/98-6/99

R. Boutaba

Network Management in ATM

6/97-1/98

M. Jassemuddin

Network Resource Management

3/97-5/97

C. Xiao

Subband Coding of Video

8/92-7/93

Y.Z. Cho

Fast Reservation Protocols in ATM LANs

11/92-6/93

L. Zhang

Performance Evaluation of Quality of Service in ATM Networks

10/91-3/93

X. Lee

Video Compression for BISDN and Digital Storage Applications

7/90-8/91

J.K. Choi

Design of Dual-Plane Broadband ATM Switches

Visiting Graduate Students

Date

Name

Project Title

University

2005

P. Seddighian

All-Optical Switch Architectures

Laval University

2004-05

P. Guimaraes

P2P Video Streaming

University of Brasilia

1997-98

S.S. Lee

Bandwidth control in Multicast transmission

University of Sao Paulo

4/92-7/93

L. Gavrilovska

Joint Performance of Output-Buffer Systems

St. Cyril & Methody University, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

7/91-7/92

S. Hiramatsu

Image and Video Compression

Kobe University, Japan

8/91-7/92

D. Geoffrey

Implementation of a Video Codec

Telecom Paris University

Completed Ph.D. Students

Year

Ph.D. Student

Ph.D. Thesis Title

2017

Weiwei Li

Quality of Experience of Over-The-Top Video Streaming

2017

Hazem Soliman

Wireless Virtualization

2017

Lilin Zhang

Data Plane Traffic Engineering in Multimedia Communications using Software-Defined Networking

2016

Ali Shariatmadari

Data Dissemination using Information-Centric Networking

2016

Agop Koulakezian

Dynamic Route Guidance Algorithms for Robust Roadway Networks

2015

Nadeem Abji

Robust and Energy Efficient Service Provider Networks

2014

Houman Rastegarfar

Optical Switching in Next-Generation Data Centers

2013

Armin Ghayoori

Robust Network Design and Robustness Factor

2012

A. Bigdeli

Topology Design using Network Criticality

2010

H. Bannazadeh

Application Oriented Networking Through Virtualization and Composition

2009

A. Tizghadam

Autonomic Networks

2008

R. Farha

Autonomic Service Management

2002

A. Jun

IP Virtual Networks

2001

M.K. Najafi

Active Video

2000

M. Ali Arad

CDMA Medium Access Control for Wireless ATM

2000

Y. Rasheed

Transport of Multimedia IP Applications over Packet Networks

1999

K. Chow

Integrated Services and Differentiated Service IP

1999

H. Naser

ATM Impairment Models

1998

S. Verma

Multicast Routing and Resource Allocation in High-Speed Networks

1998

M. Hashemi

Scheduling Engines for ATM Switches

1998

R. Kautz

TDMA Medium Access Control for Wireless ATM

1996

S.K. Chan

End-to-End Performance of MPEG Video over ATM-Based Networks

1996

S. Khorsandi

Design and Analysis of Link-by-Link Flow Control Mechanisms for ATM Networks

1996

M. Sajadieh

Efficient Layered Transmission Techniques for Radio Channels (co-supervised with F. Kschischang)

1995

E. Law

Large-Scale ATM Switching Systems

1995

K. Sharifi

Subband Decomposition of Video and Practical Performance Bounds

1993

C.C. Huang

Dynamic Bandwidth and Buffer Management in ATM to Support Real-time and Non-real-time Traffic

1993

R. Dagnino

Packet Video Traffic Modeling and Prediction in Broadband Networks

1993

M. Khansari

Block-Oriented Subband Decomposition and Linear Interpolation Source Coding

1992

I. Widjaja

High-Speed Packet Switches: Architectures and Performance

1990

D. Karvelas

Performance Analysis of Timer-Based Medium Access Schemes in Symmetric Token Passing Networks

1990

S.Y. Lau

Design and Analysis of a Broadband Packet Switch Based on the Batcher-Banyan Network Architecture

1990

H.S. Kim

Asynchronous Transfer Mode Switch for Broadband ISDN

1987

O. Aboul-Magd

Performance Analysis of Integrated Voice and Data Burst-Switched Networks

Completed M.A.Sc. Students

Year

M.A.Sc. Student

M.A.Sc. Thesis Title

2017

Saeed Arezoumand

End-to-End Orchestration of Distributed Cloud Applications

2016

Pouya Yasrebi

NFV and VNF Service Chaining on SAVI SDI

2016

Sina Monfared

A Security Platform using Software Defined Infrastructure

2016

Joseph Wahba

Diagnostics in Software-Defined Infrastructure on the SAVI Testbed

2016

Spandan Bemby

Orchestration over Heterogeneous Infrastructures

2016

Sai Qian Zhang

Multicast Routing for Virtual Network Functions on SDN

2015

Jieyu Lin

MonArch: Scalable Monitoring and Analytics for Visibility and Insights in Virtualized Heterogeneous Cloud Infrastructure

2014

Thomas Lin

Implementation and Evaluation of an SDN Management System on the SAVI Testbed

2013

Tang Tang

High Performance Content Centric Networking on Virtual Infrastructure

2013

Mohammad Faraji

Identity and Access Management in Multi-tier Cloud Infrastructure

2013

Aakash Nigam

Information Centric Data Collection and Dissemination Fabric for Smart Infrastructures

2011

Agop Koulakezian

ASPIRE:Adaptive Service Provider Infrastructure for VANETS

2011

Weiwei Li

Network Clustering in Vehicular Communication Networks

2010

L. Sayanpour

QoE-based application mapping for resource management

2009

K. Redmond

Design and Implementation of Application Oriented Router

2008

I. Hernandez-Serrano

Treblecast* P2P Networks

2008

N. Abji

Auction methods in Cognitive Radio

2007

K. Khavari

Cross Traffic Characterization using End-to-End Measurement

2007

S. Sharma

Peer-to-Peer Management for AON

2007

I. Olavarrieta

Distributed Video Storage and Streaming

2006

O. Sheikh

Market Pricing Approach for Cognitive Radio

2006

M. Roodi

Multi-server, multi-path Video Streaming

2005

V. Ravindran

Real-Time Measurement of Service Levels in IP Networks

2002

N. Barakat

Allocation of 3R repeaters in all optical networks

2002

P. Mahtani

Routing for Optical Path Survivability

2001

K. Wang

Group Mobility and Partition Prediction in Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks (co-supervised with Baochun Li)

2001

R. Nikaen

Diffserv IP Management Using Active Networks

2000

A. Aghassi

Monitoring and Measurement Using Active Networks

1999

W. Ng

Virtual Network Design Based on Miblets

1998

D. Ho

Medium Access Control for Broadband Wireless Packet Access

1998

M. Hadjiahamad

Implementation of ATM Switch

1998

A. Jun

Virtual Network Resources Management Architecture

1998

N. Ren

Resource Management in a Virtual Studio

1998

S. Wang

Wireless MAC Protocol Simulation and Performance Analysis

1997

K. Gior

MPEG2 Video over ATM

1997

W.C. Hung

A Distributed Fair Queueing MAC Scheduler for Wireless ATM

1996

P. Appanna

Object Oriented Modeling of Routing within a Network Resource Management Scheme

1996

F. Chang

The Development and Specification of an ATM Network Resource Management Information Model

1996

A. Francis

ATM Timing Recovery Using Adaptive Buffer Method

1996

P. Hodgins

Clock Synchronization for MPEG2 Transport Streams in the Presence of PCR Jitter

1996

N. Perinpanathan

Object Oriented Modelling for Resources Management

1996

N. Swamy

SRTS Timing Recovery for CBR Services

1996

R. Vannithamby

Variable Bit-Rate Video Traffic Descriptor Characterization

1995

Y. Rasheed

ATM Adaptation Layers for Video Applications

1994

D. Do

Congestion Control in ATM Networks: Explicit Congestion Notification

1993

R.F. Liao

Fault Tolerant ATM Switch Structure Design and Input-Queueing Switch Performance Analysis

1993

X. Zhang

On Some Traffic Modeling Issues for ATM Networks

1993

P. Zhou

Application of Markov Random Field Theory to Image Coding and Motion Estimation

1993

S. Sowelam

A Packet Loss Recovery Scheme for Images and Video

1992

S.K. Chan

Performance of an Error Protection Scheme for ATM Video

1992

L. Xiao

Subband Coding of Video Coding with Band Restoration

1992

H. Hon

An Adaptive Bandwidth Enforcement and Congestion Control Algorithm for Broadband ISDN

1992

T. Lo

A Methodology for User Level Performance Determination in B-ISDN

1991

M. Chan

A DSP-based Implementation of the JPEG Baseline Codec

1991

P. O’Leary

Packet Video Traffic Modeling and Prediction in Broadband Networks

1991

R. Melas

On the Sensitivity of Ethernet Performance to Inter-Packet Spacing Under Batch Poisson Traffic, co-supervised with Prof. M. Molle,

1989

C. Hawthorne

Error Control for a Digital VCR Recorder

1989

L. Smith

Methods for Assessing Integrated Voice-Data Performance

1988

K. Lam

ISDN LAPD Protocol Monitor/Arbiter

1988

N. Daniels

Performance Analysis of a Voice/Data TDM Link using State Reduction Techniques

1987

D. Diamond

A Contour Coding of Binary Facsimile Images

1986

P. Lau

Memory ARQ Systems

1986

H.S. Kim

Performance of Buffered Banyan Networks Under Nonuniform Traffic Patterns

1986

S. Rose

Performance Analysis of a Memory Hybrid-ARQ Scheme

1984

D. Karvelas

Analysis of a Polling System with Priority Classes

1984

K. Riley

Vector-Quantization of Adaptive Predictive Systems

1984

O. Aboul-Magd

Distributed Routing and Flow Control in Integrated Voice and Data Networks

1982

G. Williams

Analysis of Integrated Voice and Data Hybrid-Switched Links

1982

O. Yang

Integrated Voice and Data Local Area Networks

1982

R.S. McClennon

Time-Domain Harmonic Scaling and Subband Coding of Speech

1981

I. Bashir

Routing and Flow in Integrated Voice Data Networks

1980

T. Jakubow

Ternary Alphabetic Code Generation in Design of High Capacity Baseband Digital Transmission Systems

1979

R. Chang

Spectrum Shaping Performance of Alphabetic Ternary Line Codes

1979

W. Wang

An Adaptive Bifurcation with Threshold Routing Algorithm Using ARPANET Update Information

Completed M.Eng. in Telecom Students

Year

M.E.T. Student

M.E.T. Project Title

2008

O. Corbu

Self-Managed Networks using P2P Techonology

2008

N. Singh

Network Virtualization

2008

H. Sipra

Service Provider Optimized P2P Networks

2007

A. Abbas

ENUM In Next Generation Networks

2007

A.B. Abou-Zaher

QoS of Voice over DSL and Cable

2007

Z. Kassab

Mobile TV: Monetizing the Third Screen (co-supervised)

2007

M. Khurshid

Unified Communications Industry Analysis (co-supervised)

2007

M.L. Li

Mobile TV (co-supervised)

2007

A.X. Liu

Interactive Mobile Multimedia Gaming Over Ambient Networks

2007

T. Mehdi

Over-the-Top Video (co-supervised)

2007

N. Pinto

A Secure Communications Architecture for a SIP-Based VoIP Environment

2007

Z. Shahid

Wireless Broadband for Developing Nations (co-supervised)

2007

L. Sofic

Enterprise Fixed-Mobile Convergence (co-supervised)

2007

Y.J. Yang

End to End QoS in Wireless Network (co-supervised)

2007

A. Zahid

Wireless Broadband in Developing Nations (co-supevised)

2006

G. Jan

Ad-Hoc Cooperative Network

2006

H. Lee

Distributed Fixed Mobile Convergence

2006

M. Padilla

Implementing Web Services on IMS

2006

S. Rehman

IMS Billing

2006

W. Wang

QoS in IMS

2006

C. Zhang

Convergence of Mobile and Web Services

2006

D. Liu

Grid an dWeb Services Convergence

2006

K. Paramsothy

File Synchronization Application Software

2006

L. Zhao

Pervasive Games Provisioning on IMS Platform

2006

D. Hu

 

2006

J. Graterol

Quality of Experience for 3G Data Services

2006

A. Lam

Speech-Enabled Video Service using Voice-XML

2005

J. Hou

Content Protection for IPTV: Survey of Digital Right Management for Video Content

2005

C. Nimmanant

IMS Service Control for Video Broadcast and non-SIP Services

2005

M. Pan

Quality of Service and Traffic Management

2005

T. Qi

Metro Ethernet Network: Cost Saving of Moving to Metro Ethernet Network

2005

S. Ren

QoS Support in Metro Ethernet Networks

2005

H. Seeto

Content Management Enforcement

2005

A. Siddiqui

Reliability and Scalability in Metro Ethernet Networks

2005

J. Su

Metro Ethernet Network QoS: Bandwidth Utilization and Bandwidth on Demand

2005

K. Wan

Content Filtering in IMS

2005

R. Wang

Multicast support for IPTV

2004

D. Deng

Voice Performance Over Cable Networks

2004

Y. Feng

Echo Analysis for VoIP

2004

X. Gu

QoS Support for SIP Signaling Using Overlay Networks

2004

L. Hernandez-Cruz

Deployment of Ethernet Services in Metropolitan Networks

2004

E. Ivich Cruz

IP Performance in LAN/WAN for Enterprise

2004

M. Jackman

IP Performance: VoIP Over DSL Architecture

2004

M. Lin

IP Performance: Voice over IP in UMTS Network

2004

M. Mao

Network Consolidation: MPLS-Based VPN Service

2004

W. Tze

Handoff Between VoWLAN and Cellular

2004

A. Chaac Velazquez

Quality of Service and Traffic Engineering in Consolidated Core and Metro Networks

2003

J. Yuen

Fixed Broadband Wireless Access for Rural Canada: An Investigation of IEEE 802.16a

2003

J. Li

Smart House Service Gateway

2003

F. Chen

Intelligent Network Configuration Management

2003

A. Leslie

Intelligent Network Configuration Management

2003

H. Luk

Intelligent Network Configuration Management