Graph indicating Communications Theory.

Information and Communication Theory

  • Coding theory
  • Network coding
  • Architecture for delay-sensitive communications
  • Optimization
  • Fibre optics
  • Circuit design based on communications theory

Researchers: Draper, S., Khisti, A., Kschischang, F., Yu, W.

Diagram of wireless networks.

Wireless Communications

  • Heterogeneous networks
  • Relay networks
  • Vehicular networks
  • Autonomous infrastructure
  • Energy harvesting
  • Sensor networks
  • Hybrid pubic-private spectrum access
  • Dynamic spectrum management

Researchers: Adve, R., Hatzinakos, D., Liang, B., Sousa, E., Valaee, S., Yu, W.

Schematic of a network.


  • Network architectures, management
  • Sustainable infrastructure
  • Traffic and delay analysis
  • Mobile networking, multimedia streaming
  • Network economics
  • Vehicular networks
  • Protocol design
  • SAVI

Researchers: Kundur, D., Leon-Garcia, A., Liang, B., Liebeherr, J., Valaee, S.

Analyzing an image of macaws.

Signal Processing

  • Multimedia, image processing
  • Watermarking/DRM
  • Camera processing
  • Social signal processing
  • Radar signal processing

Researchers: Adve, R., Hatzinakos, D., Kundur, D., Kwong, R., Plataniotis, K.

Schematic of bio-signal-processing.

Bio Signal Processing

  • Body area networks
  • Ultrasound
  • Rehab and motor imagery detection
  • Biomarker and neural feedback
  • Emotion/cognition analysis

Researchers: Adve, R., Hatzinakos, D., Plataniotis, K.

Facial recognition diagram.


  • IPSI
  • Biometrics and surveillance
  • Multimedia security
  • Infrastructure security (Smart Grid)
  • Information theoretic security

ResearchersDraper, S., Hatzinakos, D., Khisti, A., Kundur, D.Plataniotis, K.

North America lit up at night.

Other Focus Areas