Ozan Tonguz

Professor – ECE
Office B203 Hamerschlag Hall
Telephone (412)-268-5991
Website http://www.ece.cmu.edu/~tonguz/
Assistant Kara Knickerbocker

Research Interests

Broadly speaking, my research interests are in telecommunications and networking. More specifically, the three major areas (and their subareas) that I am currently active in are as follows (more info):

Optical Networks

  • Security in Optical Networks
  • IP over WDM in Optical Networks
  • Metropolitan Area Optical Networks
  • Access Networks.
  • Optical Transmission Systems

Wireless Networks and Communications Systems

  • Ad hoc wireless networks
  • Sensor Networks and their applications
  • Handover and mobility management in cellular wireless networks
  • Dynamic load balancing in cellular wireless networks
  • Propagation
  • Internet Access
  • Security in Wireless Networks (including Biometrics)
  • Bioinformatics

High Speed Networking

  • Last mile technologies
  • Routing in Internet and wireless networks
  • Self-organizing networks
  • Performance analysis
  • Secure Routing in Internet

In the News

  • Ozan Tonguz featured on Your Pittsburgh for virtual traffic light research
  • Prof. Ozan Tonguz featured on CNN for virtual traffic light research
  • ECE Alumnus Receives the Intel Early Career Faculty Award in Asia
  • ECE Alum, Advisor Earn Recognition From National Research Council of Thailand
  • Tonguz Delivers Keynote at IEEE 2010 VNC
  • Tonguz Delivers Invited Talk in Germany
  • ECE Paper One of Most Accessed in December 2009
  • Paper Among Top 100 Cited by IEEE XPlore
  • Tonguz Paper Ranked in the Top 10 Most Accessed Articles in IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine
  • Vehicular Networks Research on the MOVE
  • Tonguz Co-chairs MOVE Workshop at INFOCOM
  • Tonguz's Invited Talk at Los Alamos Broadcasted on the Access Grid
  • Carnegie Mellon Researchers Present 8 Papers at IEEE PES General Meeting
  • New Book by Tonguz a Wiley Bestseller
  • Tonguz Edits Special Issue of the *Journal of Mobile Multimedia*
  • ECE Paper Among 100 Most Popular in IEEE
  • Center for Wireless and Broadband Networking Hosts 3rd Annual Spring Review
  •  Ozan  Tonguz

    Carnegie Mellon, 2001

    Research Area

    Signals and Systems


    Optical networks, wireless networks and communications systems, and high-speed networking


    PhD, 1990
    Electrical Engineering

    MS, 1986
    Electrical Engineering

    BS, 1980
    Electronic Engineering
    University of Essex