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 six 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, 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

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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Paper: Estimating Dining Hall Usage Using Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons

[July 11th, 2017] Congrats to Rachael Purta on her paper entitled “Estimating Dining Hall Usage Using Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons” that was accepted to the UbiMi workshop at Ubicomp 2017.

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Coming back soon from Dublin

My apologies to those whose e-mail got a bit delayed.  I will be back to the US with a slated return for July 1st and things getting back in full gear on the 5th.  Feel free to drop me a note at the office starting on the 5th and expect my response time to speed […]

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Early Summer – Out to Dublin

(May 19, 2017) I will be out to the Dublin Summer Program teaching a class on the Internet of Things starting from May 20th and returning July 1st. Please be advised that my response time might grow significantly during this program but I will do my best to still try to send a timely response.

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Paper: Discovering Places of Interest Using Sensor Data from Smartphones and Wearables

(May 10, 2017) Congrats to Chris Poellabauer’s student Sudip Vhaduri who led the efforts on a NetSense-based full paper for IEEE UIC (IEEE Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing 2017).  The paper entitled “Discovering Places of Interest Using Sensor Data from Smartphones and Wearables” focuses on location clustering and leveraging nearby devices for improved location information.  The paper […]

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