Miguel A. Labrador0000-0001-5416-7496
Miguel A. Labrador received the M.S. degree in telecommunications and the Ph.D. degree in information science with focus on telecommunications from the University of Pittsburgh, in 1994 and 2000, respectively. Since 2001, he has been working at the University of South Florida (USF), Tampa, where he serves currently as an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and as the Director of the Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program. Before joining USF, he worked at Telcordia Technologies Inc., NJ, USA, in the Broadband Networking Group of the Professional Services Business Unit. His research interests are in design and performance evaluation of computer networks and communication protocols, energy-efficient mechanisms for wireless sensor networks, location-based services and ubiquitous sensing, and bandwidth estimation techniques. He has published more than 100 journal and conference papers in the aforementioned areas and authored the books titled Topology Control in Wireless Sensor Networks (2009) and Location-Based Information Systems (2010), and he was the main guest editor of the special issue of Computer Communications on advanced location-based services. He has served in the organizing committee of many IEEE conferences and is currently a Member of the editorial boards of Computer Communications and the Journal of Network and Computer Applications (Elsevier Science). He served as a Secretary of the IEEE Technical Committee on Computer Communications (TCCC) from 2001 to 2003. He received the 2005 American Society Award for Engineering Education (ASEE), Southeastern Section New Faculty Research Award, 2007 USF Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, and the 2008 USF Excellence in Innovation Award for the highly innovative work done in the area of location-aware information systems. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Member of Beta Phi Mu, ACM SIGCOMM, SIGCSE, and ASEE.
Biography Updated on 21 June 2010