About Prof. Striegel

Prof. Aaron Striegel is currently an Associate Professor and serves as Associate Chair in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Notre Dame.  He also serves on the Executive Committee of the Wireless Institute at the University of Notre Dame.  Prof. Striegel received his Ph.D in 2002 in Computer Engineering at Iowa State University under the direction of Dr. G. Manimaran.  Prof. Striegel’s research interests focus on instrumenting the wireless networked ecosystem to gain insight with respect to user behavior and optimizing network performance.  Flagship projects of Prof. Striegel include the NetSense, NetHealth, and Tesserae involving the instrumentation and analysis of data from hundreds of smartphones and wearables over a nearly seven year period of continuous data streaming. Further research interests of Prof. Striegel include heterogeneous network optimization (cellular, WiFi), content distribution via edge device pre-staging, and network security dynamics.  Prof. Striegel has also successfully led undergraduate research utilizing low-cost gaming peripherals for education and rehabilitation.

Prof. Striegel has published over one hundred peer-reviewed papers in the literature with multiple best paper awards including USENIX LISA, IEEE Healthcom, and HotPlanet.  Throughout his career, Prof. Striegel has been able to fund his work with research and equipment funding from NSF, NIH, DARPA, IARPA, Keck Futures Institute, and numerous industrial entities (Google, Sprint, Nokia, Intel, HP, Sun).  He was recipient of a NSF CAREER award in 2004 and has participated in several symposia as an invited participant with notable instances including the National Academy of Engineering symposium on the Frontiers of Engineering Education and the symposium on the Informed Brain in the Digital World.  Prof. Striegel has also served in various roles in the community including recently serving as the general chair of ICCCN 2016, chair of HotPlanet 2016, and the publication co-chair of INFOCOM 2016.

Recent News

ODNI Press Release

[September 7, 2017] The official press release for MOSAIC awardees is out via ODNI.

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Major Grant Award for $7.9M

[September 7, 2017] Under the direction of ND CSE Profs. Aaron Striegel (PI), Nitesh Chawla (co-PI), and Dong Wang (Senior Personnel), the University of Notre Dame has been awarded a $7.9M contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency (IARPA). The research will involve advances in data fusion from wearables, smartphones, and social media to better understand performance […]

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WSBT Interview on Ransomware

[August 10, 2017] Brief interview with WSBT reporter Niko Burton about the recent upticks in ransomware.

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Congratulations to Dr. Xueheng Hu!

[July 25, 2017] Congratulations to Dr. Xueheng Hu who successfully defended his Ph. D proposal!  

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New NSF Grants (and more)

[July 19th, 2017] Very excited to be starting two new NSF funded projects this fall, one work on rapid characterization of wireless performance and the other on time shifting content accesses for improved system performance.

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