Alagan Anpalagan received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada, in 1995, 1997, and 2001, respectively. Since August 2001, he has been with the Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, where he cofounded WINCORE Laboratory in 2002 and led the Wireless Access and Networking (WAN) R&D Group. Currently, he is an Associate Professor and a program Director for graduate studies. His research interests are in general wireless communication, mobile networks, system performance analysis, and, in particular, QoS-aware radio resource management: joint study of wireless physical/link layer characteristics, cross-layer resource optimization, and wireless sensor networking. Prior to his academic career, he was a technical consultant at Bell Mobility working on 1RTT system deployment studies in 2001, and in 1997, he was with Nortel Networks working on R&D projects in systems engineering. He currently serves as IEEE Toronto Section Chair, previously he served as Chair, Communications Chapter IEEE Toronto Section (2004-2005) as a Technical Program Cochair, and IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (2004) as a Technical Chair. He also serves as an Associate Editor EURASIP Journal of Wireless Communications and Networking. He is an IEEE Senior Member and a registered professional engineer in the province of Ontario, Canada.
Biography Updated on 18 February 2009