His research interests are in telecommunications and networking, specifically optical networks, high speed networking, wireless networks and communications systems.
Ozan K. Tonguz is currently a tenured Full Professor with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). He currently leads substantial research efforts at CMU in the broad areas of telecommunications and networking. He is the Founder and CEO of the CMU startup known as Virtual Traffic Lights, LLC, which specializes in providing solutions to acute transportation problems using vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications paradigms. He has published about 300 research papers in IEEE journals and conference proceedings in the areas of wireless networking, optical communications, and computer networks. He is the author (with G. Ferrari) of the book Ad Hoc Wireless Networks: A Communication-Theoretic Perspective (Wiley, 2006). He is the inventor of 21 issued or pending patents (18 U.S. patents and three international patents), and his current research interests include vehicular networks, wireless ad hoc networks, sensor networks, self-organizing networks, artificial intelligence (AI), statistical machine learning, smart grid, bioinformatics, and security. He currently serves or has served as a consultant or expert for several companies, major law firms, and government agencies in the USA, Europe, and Asia.
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