Pamela Cosman - email website
She joined UCSD in July 1995. Previously, she
was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Electrical
Engineering at the University of Minnesota, and
a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer with the Information
Systems Laboratory at Stanford University. Pamela
received her Ph.D. from Stanford in 1993 and her
B.S.E.E. from the California Institute of Technology
in 1987. At UCSD she is co-director of the Information
Coding Laboratory. She received an NSF CAREER
Award from 1996 to 1999, and a Powell Faculty
Fellowship 1998 to 1999. She was the ECE representative
on the Jacobs School's ABET 2000 steering committee.
She is the author of over 70 papers and book chapters
in the areas of image/video compression, image
quality evaluation,and biomedical image processing.
Rene Cruz - emailwebsite
He joined the UCSD faculty in 1987, after receiving
his Ph.D. the same year from the University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). He received
his S.M.E.E. from MIT in 1982 (where he held a
Vinton Hayes Fellowship in Communications), and
his B.S.E.E. from UIUC in 1980. Cruz was an NSF
Graduate Fellow from 1981-86. He received an NSF
Presidential Young Investigator Award in 1991.
He co-chaired the Technical Program Committee
of the 2001 IEEE INFOCOM Conference, which is
the annual joint conference of the IEEE Computer
and Communication Societies. He was a general
chair of the 2001 ACM SIGCOMM Conference, which
was held on the UCSD campus. Cruz was elected
a Fellow of the IEEE in January 2003.
Sujit Dey - emailwebsite
He joined the UCSD faculty in December 1997. Before
joining UCSD, he was a Senior Research Staff Member
at the NEC C&C Research Labs in Princeton,
NJ, which he joined after receiving his Ph.D.
in Computer Science from Duke University in September
1991. At UCSD, he is the director of the Embedded
Systems Design, Automation, and Test Laboratory
at UCSD. Dey has published over 100 journal and
conference papers, and is a co-inventor on 10
U.S. patents. In 1999 and 2000, Dey won Best Paper
awards at the Design Automation annual conference,
for papers on high-performance communication architectures,
and power optimization techniques. Dey has consulted
with ST Microelectronics, and NEC USA.
Ramesh Rao - emailwebsite
He joined the UCSD faculty in 1984, after receiving
his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, College
Park. Prior to assuming his current post in 2001,
he was Director of UCSD's Center for Wireless
Communications. Rao is a senior member of IEEE,
was publications editor of the IEEE's Information
Theory Society., and sits on the society's Board
of Governors. He also guest edited the IEEE Journal
of Selected Areas in Communications special issue
on "Multimedia Network Radios,'' in December
1998. Rao has authored over 100 technical papers
and contributed two book chapters, and chaired
the technical program of the 1997 International
Conference on Universal Personal Communications.
He joined the UCSD faculty in June of 2000. With
Jacobs School colleagues Stefan Savage and Keith
Marzullo, he runs the Reliable-Adaptive Multi-Path
(RAMP) network project. He also leads the PAWNs
project, a collaboration with Microsoft Research.
He is a member of the Adaptive Systems project
with colleagues at UCSD and Ericsson Research.
He received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington