About Prof. Striegel

Prof. Aaron Striegel is currently a Professor of Computer Science and 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, TPC chair of ICCN 2015, chair of HotPlanet 2016, and the publication co-chair of INFOCOM 2016.  He is also a member of the inaugural Editorial Board for IEEE Networking Letters and a current Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.

Recent News

Congrats to Dr. Rachael Purta!

[March 19, 2019] Congratulations to Dr. Rachael Purta from our group on passing her Ph. D defense this afternoon!

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Mobile Insight Visualization

[March 14, 2019] For our upcoming site visit related to PAWR, our team wrote a visualization tool for RSRP / RSRQ from MobileInsight.  Kudos to my student Gonzalo Martinez who wrote an Android app to export Mobile Insight files, ship them over MQTT, parse them, and then re-package them as JSON via MQTT, for the […]

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Panel on Cyber Security / Microgrids

[March 14, 2019] I gave a small talk at the monthly luncheon for our Energy Center on cyber security, micro grids, and the Internet of Things.  Nothing too intense as it was a fairly quick talk but I have attached my slides here if anyone is particularly interested.  Most importantly, I would strongly recommend pinging […]

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Upcoming Talk – University of Iowa

[January 25, 2018] I will be traveling to the University of Iowa to give a talk on our Tesserae work entitled “Project Tesserae: Understanding Job Performance through Low-Cost Sensing Fusion.”

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Congrats – Zhongying Qiao

[January 10th, 2019] A bit of a belated congratulations to Zhongying Qiao who successfully completed her Masters work and will be heading out to work in Silicon Valley this spring.

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Advanced Wireless Networks

[October 15th, 2018] I will be teaching a course in the spring on Advanced Wireless Networks.  Should be an interesting run through basic networking, basic wireless, and WiFi / cellular with a few dashes of MANET (ad hoc), D2D, and low power.  The class will be offered at the graduate level only though undergraduates are […]

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WiFi is Hot!

[September 1, 2018] For each home game at Notre Dame, our group provides WiFi for the University Relations tent on Irish Green.  For a high profile game such as the Michigan game, there are a few more challenges with the crowd density as well as nearby other tests.  Our WiFi gear has been newly re-racked […]

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