Allen B. MacKenzie



E.T.S. Walton Visitor Award

Professor MacKenzie was awarded an E.T.S. Walton Visitor Award from the Science Foundation of Ireland for the 2012-2013 academic year. This award will enable him to spend the 2012-2013 academic year on study-research leave from Virginia Tech. During the year, he will be based at CTVR: the telecommunications research centre at Trinity College Dublin. Professor [...]

Congratulations Graduates, Welcome New Students

Congratulations to the graduates from the research group this Spring: Mohammed Baidas, Ph.D. Mohammed will be a faculty member at Kuwait University. Frank Bieberly, M.S. Frank has accepted a position at MIT Lincoln Laboratories. Ryan Irwin, Ph.D. Ryan has accepted a position with Raytheon BBN Technologies. And we welcome to two new students: Varuni Katti [...]

Summer 2011

My goal for the next academic year will be at least one roundup post each semester. But for now, a summer update. I have updated all of the pages on the site (linked from the tabs above) in the last week or so! Several members of the group are visiting other places this summer: Abdallah [...]

Summer Happenings

A better-late-than-never update from Summer 2010. Several members of the group visited other places this summer: Uchenna Anyanwu spent the summer working with Luiz DaSilva and Linda Doyle at CTVR in Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.  He worked on the implementation of medium access control in the IRIS software radio platform. Amr Hilal had a summer [...]

DySPAN Tutorial

On April 6, Dr. MacKenzie and Dr. Luiz DaSilva will give a half-day tutorial entitled “Game Theory for Cognitive Radio Networks” at the IEEE Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN) in Singapore. Registration for the conference and the tutorials is now open. If you can’t make it to Singapore, a similar [...]

Welcome to New Students

Our research group welcomes two new Ph.D. students, Uchenna Anyanwu and Mohammed Baidas, beginning this month. Uchenna Anyanwu received a B.S. in Computer Engineering from San Jose State University last May, and spent the last seven months workingfor Intel. He joins us as a Ph.D. student and Bradley Fellow in Computer Engineering. His research will [...]