newsm Ness B. Shroff: Research Projects

National Science Foundation

  1. Principal Investigator, “AI Institute for Future Edge Networks and Distributed Intelligence (AI-EDGE)”, (IIS-2112471), Oct. 1, 2021-Sept. 30, 2026.

  2. Principal Investigator (PI Lili Qiu and co-PI Sanjay Shakkottai, UT Austin, (lead)), Collaborative Research: “CNS Core: Medium: Analytics and Online Optimization at Scale for Cellular Networks,” (CNS-2106933), Oct. 1, 2021-Sept. 30, 2024.

  3. Principal Investigator (PIs: Chih-Chun Wang, Purdue (lead), Bo Ji (Virginia Tech), and Ashu Sabharwal (Rice)), “Collaborative Research: CNS Core: Medium: Information Freshness in Scalable and Energy Constrained Machine to Machine Wireless Networks,” (CNS-2106932), Oct. 1, 2021-Sept. 30, 2024.

  4. Principal Investigator, (co-PI: Atilla Eryilmaz) “CNS Core: Small: New Caching Paradigms for Distributed and Dynamic Networks”, (CNS-2007231) Oct. 1, 2020-Sept. 30, 2023.

  5. Principal Investigator (other PIs Xin Liu, UC Davis (lead) and Zhi-Li Zhang, University of Minnesota) CNS Core: Medium: Collaborative: "Exploring and Exploiting Learning for Efficient Network Control: Non-Stationarity, Inter-Dependence, and Domain-Knowledge" (CNS-1901057), Oct. 1, 2019-Sept. 30, 2022.

  6. Principal Investigator (Co-PIs: Eylem Ekici, OSU, Morteza Hashemi, KU, and Taejon Kim, KU), "Collaborative Research: CNS Core: Medium: Combating Latency and Disconnectivity in mmWave Networks: From Theory to Implementation", Oct. 1, 2020-Sept. 30, 2023.

  7. Principal Investigator (Co-PI: Dong Xuan), "NSF: Acoustic Communications and Sensing for COVID-19 Data Collection", June 2020-June 2022.

  8. Principal Investigator (with Rice University, lead institution), "NeTS: Large: Collaborative Research: Practical Foundations for Networking with Many-Antenna Base Stations, National Science Foundation (NSF)", Sept. 1, 2015 to Aug. 30, 2021.

  9. Principal Investigator (other institutions: TAMU (lead), Purdue, and WUSTL), “NSF: ICN- WEN: Collaborative Research: SPLICE: Secure Predictive Low-Latency Information Centric Edge for Next Generation Wireless Networks", May 2017 to Apr. 2020.

  10. Principal Investigator, "CSR: NeTS: Small: Theoretical foundations for cache networks: Performance models, algorithms and applications”, Aug. 2017 to Aug. 2020.

  11. Principal Investigator (Collaborative PIs: Can Koksal, Kubilay Sertel), "NeTS: Small: Enabling Mobile mmWave Communication: Achieving Low Power and Delay via a Hybrid RF Design", National Science Foundation (CNS- 1618566), Oct. 2016 to Sep. 2020.

  12. Principal Investigator (Co-PI: Eylem Ekici), "NeTS: Small: Dynamic Spectrum Access under Uncertainty: Theory, Algorithm Development, and Evaluation", Oct. 2014 to Sep. 2018.

  13. Principal Investigator, "NeTS: Medium: Energy Efficient Operation and Control of Green Base Stations with Renewable Energy: Theory to Practice, National Science Foundation", Aug. 2014 to 2020.

  14. Principal Investigator (with Rice University, lead institution, and UCLA) "NeTS: Large: Collaborative Research: Foundations of Hierarchical Full-duplex Wireless Networks", Aug. 2013 to July 2020.

  15. Principal Investigator, "CPS: Synergy: Collaborative research: Cognitive green building: A holistic cyber-physical analytic paradigm for energy sustainability National Science Foundation," Jan. 1 2015 to Aug.31 2019.

  16. Principal Investigator, "NeTS: Small: Dynamic spectrum access under uncertainty: Theory, algorithm development, and evaluation," Oct. 2014 to Sept.2017.

  17. Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Cathy Xia), "ECCS: Toward Efficient and Distributed Cyber-Physical Systems Design for the Smart Electric Power Grid,'' National Science Foundation, Sept. 2012 to Sept. 2015.

  18. Principal Investigator, (Collaborative PIs and Co-PIs: A. Sabhrawal, E. Knightly, B. Aahzhang, (Rice University) R. Calderbank (Duke University), M. Chiang (Princeton University), Lead Institution, Rice University), "NeTS-Large: Collaborative Research: Foundations for Network Cooperation at Signal Scale," Sept. 2010 to Aug. 2015.

  19. Principal Investigator (OSU co-PI: D. Xuan, Collaborative PIs and Co-PIs: J. Wu, X. Du), "NeTS:Medium: Collaborative Research: Mobile Content Sharing Networks: Theory to Implementation," National Science Foundation, Sept. 2011 to Aug. 2015.

  20. Principal Investigator, (Collaborative PIs and co-PIs: Chih-ChunWang and Y. Charlie Hu), "NeTS-Medium: Collaborative Research: Unifying Network Coding and Cross-Layer Optimization for Wireless Mesh Networks: From Theory to Distributed Algorithms to Implementation (CNS-0905408), Sept. 1, 2009 to Aug. 31 2013.

  21. Principal Investigator, (Co-PIs: E. Koksal and P. Sinha), "NeTS-NECO: A New Resource Management Paradigm for Sensor Networks with Energy Replenishment", National Science Foundation (CNS-0831919), Sept. 2008 to Aug. 2013.

  22. Principal Investigator, (Collaborative PIs: S. Fahmy, Purdue and G. Kesidis, Penn State), "CT-ISG: Collaborative Research: Router Models and Downscaling Tools for Scalable Security Experiments," National Science Foundation (CNS-0831060), Oct. 2008 to Sept. 2011.

  23. Principal Investigator (Co-Principal Investigator: P. Sinha), "NETS-NOSS: Collaborative Research: Energy-Efficient Distributed Sensor Network Control: Theory to Implementation," National Science Foundation (0721434-CNS) Sept. 1, 2007 to Aug. 31, 2010.

  24. Principal Investigator " NETS-FIND: Collaborative research: Towards an analytic foundation for network architectures,'' National Science Foundation (0721236-CNS), Sept. 1, 2007 to Aug. 31, 2010.

  25. Principal Investigator (Co-Principal Investigators: X. Lin and Y. C. Hu) "NETS-NBD: A High-Performance Control Plane For Mesh Networks: Theory And Implementation," National Science Foundation (Award 0626703-CNS), Aug. 2006 to July 2009.

  26. Co-Principal Investigator (PI: S. Bagchi) " NETS-NOSS: Robust Sensor Network Architecture Through Neighborhood Monitorning and Isolation, " National Science Foundation (0626830-CNS) Aug. 2006 to July. 2009.

  27. Principal Investigator (Co-Principal Investigators: X. Lin, Purdue, R. Srikant, UIUC, S. Shakkottai, UT Austin, M. Chiang, and J. Rexford, Princeton). "Collaborative Research: Towards and Analytical Foundation for Network Architectures, National Science Foundation (Award 0635202-CCF), Sept. 2006 to Aug. 2008.

  28. Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Sonia Fahmy) " CT-T: Collaborative Research: Protecting TCP Congestion Control: Tools For Design, Analysis, & Emulation. " National Science Foundation Aug. 2005 to July. 2008.

  29. Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Sonia Fahmy) " Testing and Benchmarking Methodologies for Future Networking Security Mechanisms" National Science Foundation Aug. 2004 to July 2007.

  30. Principal Investigator (Co-PI: Edwin K. P. Chong), "Collaborative Research: Opportunistic Scheduling for Multimedia Wireless Systems," Advanced Networking Research, National Science Foundation, Aug. 2002 to July 2006.

  31. Principle Investigator (Co-PIs: Edwin K. P. Chong, Ravi R. Mazumdar, and Catherine P. Rosenberg), "Design and Control of Next Generation Networks: A Measurement Analytic Approach," National Science Foundation, Special Projects in Networking, Jul. 2001 to Jul 2005.

  32. Co-Principle Investigator (PI: J. V. Krogmeier, other Co-PIs D. Bullock and M. Zoltowski) "Instrumentation for Communications Research in Wireless Ad-hoc Networking," National Science Foundation EIA CISE Research Infrastructure award, Jan. 2002 to Jan 2005.

  33. Principle Investigator (Co-PI: M. Schwartz), "Intercellular Coordination Schemes for Multimedia Wireless Networks," National Science Foundation, Advanced Networking Research, Sep. 1998 to Aug. 2002..

  34. Principle Investigator, "ATM and Wireless Networks: Theory, Experiments, and Applications," Sep. 1996 to Sep. 1999, National Science Foundation Research Grant, Faculty Career Development (CAREER).

  35. Co-Principle Investigator (PI: E. J. Coyle, other Co-PIs: J. P. Allebach, C. A. Bouman, E. J. Delp, M. P. Harper, and L. H. Jamieson), "Storage and I/O Devices for the Support of Research in Imaging Systems, Networks, and Video and Speech Processing." Jan. 1997 to Dec. 1998, CISE Re-search Instrumentation, National Science Foundation.

  36. Co-Principle Investigator (PI: E. J. Coyle, other Co-PIs: E. J. Delp, E. K. P. Chong, A. A. Maciejewski), "VIADuct: A Testbed to Study Video, Image, Audio, and Data Traffic on a High-Speed Network," CISE Research Instrumentation, National Science Foundation Grant, May 1995 to Apr. 1996.

  37. DoD (Department of Defense)

    1. Principal Investigator, “Achieving low delay and highly adaptive tactical networking with multi-path TCP,” ONR 6.2, 2017 to 2020.

    2. Co-Investigator (PI: Prasant Mohapatra, UC Davis), "Advanced Security Games for Cyber-Physical Systems,“ May 2015 to Apr. 2019, Army Research Office.

    3. Co-Investigator (PI: Greg Lauer, Raytheon BBN), "Intrinsically Resilient Overlay Network (IRON), Edge Directed Cyber Technologies for Reliable Mission Communications (Edge CT),” 2015 to 2018, DARPA.

    4. Principal Investigator, "Modeling, analysis and control for robust interdependent networks, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)," Sept. 2014 to 2019.

    5. Principal Investigator, "Dynamic Communication for Military Wireless Networks under Spectral, Spatial, and Temporal Uncertainty," Feb. 2015 to Feb. 2018, Office of Naval Research (ONR).

    6. Principal Investigator, "Multivariate Heavy Tail Phenomena: Modeling and Diagnostics," ARO MURI grant (Lead institution: Cornell University with PI: Sidney Resnick), Sept. 2012 to Sept.2017.

    7. Principal Investigator, "Exploiting the Multi-Channel Advantage for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks: Achieving both High Throughput and Low Delay with Low-Complexity Control," Army Research Office (ARO), Aug. 1, 2014 to July 31, 2017.

    8. Principal Investigator, "Stochastic Control of Multi-scale Networks: Modeling, Analysis and Algorithms," ARO MURI May 2008 to April 2014.

    9. Principal Investigator, "Design of Urban Sensor Networks," ARO MURI (Lead institution: Penn State University, PI: Shashi Phoha) June 15, 2007 to April 12, 2012.

    10. Co-Principal Investiagator (PI: J. Lehnert), "USE: Utilizing Spectrum Efficiently," AFOSR, Sept. 2007 - Sept. 2008.

    11. Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Douglas Adams, Other Co-PIs: Edward J. Delp, Oleg Wasynczuk, and Ann Christine Catlin), " Real-time Predictive Modeling and Simulation for Prognosis in Smartship/System of Systems," NAVSEA/NSWC CRANE, Mar. 2005 to Mar. 2008.

    12. Principal Investigator, Advanced Technology Office, DARPA (subcontract through BAE systems), "Connectionless Networks," Oct. 2003 to Oct. 2004.

    13. Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Mark R. Bell, Other Co-PIs: James V. Krogmeier and Catherine P. Rosenberg), "Modulated Load Harmonic Reradiation for Low-Power Communication From Large Collections of Sensors," DARPA, Aug. 2002 to July 2004.

    14. IITP

      1. Principal Investigator, "Low-delay Transport-aware Streaming for AR/VR service," IITP (Institute for Information & Communications Technology Promotion), Jan. 2018 to Dec. 2020.

      2. Indiana 21st Century Research and Technology Fund

        1. Co-Principle Investigator (PI: J. V. Krogmeier), "Indiana Center for Wireless Communications and Networking," Indiana 21st Century Research and Technology Fund Proposal, Jan. 2003 to Dec. 2005.

        2. Co-Principle Investigator (PI: Edward J. Delp, other Co-PIs: Catherine P. Rosenberg, Paul Salama, and Robert Stevenson), "Entertainment Video over the Internet," Indiana 21st Century Research and Technology Fund Proposal, Sep. 2000 to Sep. 2002.

        3. Indiana Department of Transportation

          1. Co-Principal Investigator (PI: J. V. Krogmeier) Joint Highway Research Project – Indiana Department of Transportation, "Wireless Local Area Network for ITS Communications Using the 220 MHz ITS Spectral Allocation," Sep. 1997 to Aug. 1999.

          2. Industrial Projects

            1. Principal Investigator, "Enhancing the end-to-end efficiency of the mobile cloud," Feb. 2015 to Feb. 2016, Hewlett-Packard Co..

            2. Principal Investigator, "Energy and Labor Efficient Sensor Networking for Underground Data Acquisition," Sept. 2011 to Aug. 2014, Hewlett-Packard IRP.

            3. Principal Investigator (Co-PIs: Edward J. Coyle and Jim V. Krogmeier) "Wireless Vertically Integrated (VIP) program for research and education,'' Motorola, Dec. 2005 to Dec. 2008.

            4. Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Ravi R. Mazumdar, other Co-PI: Catherine P. Rosenberg), "Traffic Issues in IP Routers," Nortel Networks External Research, Oct. 2000 to Oct 2001. Investigator.

            5. Co-Principle Investigator (PI:J. P. Allebach, other Co-PIs: M. R. Bell, C. A. Bouman, E. K. P. Chong, E. J. Coyle, E. J. Delp, P. C. Doerschuk, S. B. Gelfand, M. P. Harper, L. H. Jamieson, J. V. Krogmeier, M. D. Zoltowski), Intel Corporation, "Intel Equipment for Processing and Communication Intensive Tasks that Enable New Networked Video, Image, and Speech Applications," Jul. 1997 to Jun. 2000.

            6. Principle Investigator, LG Electronics, San Jose, "Novel Quantization Schemes for Very Low Bit Rate Video Coding Based on Sample Adaptation," Jun. 1998 to May 1999.

            7. Co-Principle Investigator (PI: J. Allebach, other Co-PI's, C. A. Bouman, E. J. Coyle, E. J. Delp, A. A. Maciejewski, and Z. Pizlo), "Infrastructure for a New Curriculum in Video and Image Systems Engineering," Hewlett-Packard, Jan. 1996 to Jun. 1998.

            8. Principle Investigator, AT&T Foundation 1995 Special Purpose Grants in Science and Engineering Program: "Wireless Networks and ATM: Theory, Experiments, and Applications," Oct. 1995 to Oct. 1996.

            9. Prudue Research Foundation Grant

              1. Principal Investigator, Purdue Research Foundation Grant, "Predictive Flow Control for High-Speed Networks," Jan 1 2002 to Dec 31, 2003,

              2. Principal Investigator, Purdue Research Foundation Grant, "On-Line Estimation, Modeling, and Control of the Next Generation Internet," Jan. 2000 to Dec. 2001.

              3. Principal Investigator, Purdue Research Foundation Grant, "Bandwidth Allocation and Handoff in Mobile Cellular Networks," Jan. 1998 to Dec. 1999.

              4. Principal Investigator, Purdue Research Foundation Grant, "Trffic Characterization and Control in High Speed ATM Networks," Aug. 1995 to Aug. 1997.

              5. Principal Investigator, Purdue Research Foundation Summer Faculty Grant, "Modeling and Analysis of Still Image Traffic for Multi-Media Communications," Apr. to Jun. 1995.

              6. Ohio State Engineering:
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