Professor of Computer Science (courtesy)
Joined department: 2003
Ness B. Shroff's research interests span the areas of wireless and wireline communication networks. He is especially interested in fundamental problems in the design, performance, control, security, and pricing of these networks. His research has been funded by various companies such as Intel, Hewlett Packard, Nortel, AT&T, BAE systems, and L.G. Electronics; and government agencies such as the National Science Foundation, DARPA, Indiana Department of Transportation, and the Indiana 21st Century fund.
Dr. Shroff is an editor for the IEEE/ACM Trans. on Networking and the Computer Networks Journal, and past editor of IEEE Communications Letters. He was the Technical Program co-chair for IEEE INFOCOM'03 (San Francisco, CA), the panel co-chair for ACM Mobicom'02 (Atlanta, GA), program co-chair for the symposium on high-speed networks, Globecom 2001 (San Francisco, CA), and conference chair for the 14th Annual IEEE Computer Communications Workshop (Estes Park, CO). He was the co-organizer of the NSF Workshop on "Fundamental Research in Networking," in April 2003. He received the NSF Career award in 1996 and also the Computer Network journal's best paper award for the year 2003.