Networking and Information Processing

The Networking and Communications area focuses on the design and performance evaluation of communication systems and data networks of all kinds, including wireless/cellular, optical, ultra-low power, vehicular, mobile, wearable, data center networks, cyber physical systems, and the Internet. Methods range from analyzing and refining existing approaches to the development of new and evolving networking techniques and systems.


Professor IconKeren Bergman

Arrow Research areas:  Large-Scale Optical Switching Fabrics, Optical Interconnection Networks for High-Performance Computing, Optical Interconnection Networks for Data Center Computing Systems, Integrable Interconnection Network Systems and Subsystems, Inter-Chip Multi-Processor Interconnection Networks, and Intra-Chip Multi-Processor Interconnection Networks.

Professor IconAsaf Cidon
Assistant Professor 

ArrowResearch areas:  Distributed Storage Systems, Networked Systems, Key-Value Stores, Systems for Machine Learning, Cybersecurity

Professor IconEdward G. Coffman Jr.
Professor Emeritus

Arrow Research areas:  Analysis of stream merging algorithms, search engine robots, caching systems, traffic prediction, and hotspots on the Web.

Professor IconJavad Ghaderi
Associate Professor

Arrow Research areas:  Algorithms, Optimization, Stochastic Processes, and Machine Learning, with application to Communication Networks and Data Centers.

Professor IconPredrag Jelenkovic

Arrow Research areas:  Mathematical foundations of communication networks with emphasis on emerging services and traffic paradigms.

Professor IconXiaofan (Fred) Jiang
Assistant Professor

Arrow Research areas:  Cyber physical systems and data analytics, smart and sustainable buildings, mobile and wearable systems, environmental monitoring and control, and connected health & fitness.  

Professor IconEthan Katz-Bassett
Associate Professor

Arrow Research areas: Networking and distributed systems: Internet reliability, performance, and routing; Internet measurement systems; Large-scale web/cloud/content-delivery services; Testbeds.

Professor IconZoran Kostic

ArrowResearch areas:  Signal Processing, Mobile and Wireless Communications Systems, Internet of Things, Parallel Computing and Applications of Deep Learning.

Professor IconNick Maxemchuk
Professor Emeritus

Arrow Research areas:  Network routing, flow control, and media access.

Professor IconVishal Misra
Professor, Computer Science

Professor IconDebasis Mitra

Arrow Research areas:  Scientific foundations of policy that impact engineers and engineering systems, network economics, science and management of innovations and knowledge-creation, cooperative inter-networking, network planning and resource sharing.

Professor IconHenning Schulzrinne
Professor, Computer Science

Arrow Research areas:  Internet real-time and multimedia services and protocols, modeling and analysis of computer-communication networks, operating systems, network security.

Professor IconMischa Schwartz
Professor Emeritus

Arrow Areas of Interest:  Mobile communication systems and the history of electrical engineering.

Professor IconXiaodong Wang

Arrow Research areas:  Wireless networks, network tomography, and cross-layer design.

Professor IconGil Zussman

Arrow Research areas:  Wireless networks and systems including cross-layer considerations, full-duplex, multicast video, throughput optimization, energy-harvesting, and Medium Access Control. Resilience of computer networks and the power grid to large scale attacks.


Lightwave Research Lab

Prof. Keren Bergman

Location Icon8LW1 CEPSR

Wireless and Mobile Networking Lab

Prof. Gil Zussman

Location Icon850E1, 801 CEPSR

Internet Real Time Lab

Prof. Henning Schulzrinne

Location Icon7LW CEPSR

Intelligent and Connected Systems Lab

Prof. Xiaofan (Fred) Jiang

Location Icon1003 Northwest Corner Building

Distributed Network Analysis Research Group

Prof. Vishal Misra

Location Icon801 CEPSR

Network Algorithms Laboratory

Prof. Javad Ghaderi

Location Icon1334A Mudd

Signal Processing and Communications Lab

Prof. Xiaodong Wang

Location Icon717 CEPSR

Centers and Projects

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Energy-Harvesting Active
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Columbia Networking
Research Center



Data Science Institute



Center for Integrated
Access Networks



Full-Duplex Wireless: From
Integrated Circuits to Networks



Cloud Enhanced Open Software Defined Mobile Wireless Testbed for City-Scale Deployment

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