B.S. (1979), M.S. (1981) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D. (1985) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Associate Director, Rutgers WINLAB; Professor, Communications
Following graduate school, Dr. Rose joined AT&T Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, N.J. as a member of the Network Systems Research Department. Dr. Rose is currently a Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Rutgers University in New Jersey an Associate Director of the Wireless Networks Laboratory (WINLAB).
He has been editor for the ACM Wireless Networks
(WINET) journal, the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology,
and has served on numerous conference technical program committees.
He was technical program co-chair for MobiCom'97, Co-chair
of the WINLAB FOCUS'98 on the U-NII, the WINLAB/UC
Berkeley FOCUS'99 on Radio Networks for Everything
and the UC Berkeley/WINLAB Focus 2000 on Picoradio Networks.
Dr. Rose, a past member of the ACM SIGMobile Executive Committee
is currently a member of the ACM MobiCom Steering Committee and
has also served as General Chair of ACM SIGMobile MobiCom 2001
(Rome, July 2001). In December 1999 and 2003 he served on an international
panel to evaluate engineering teaching and research in Portugal.
Closer to home Dr. Rose has served on the Scientific Fields Advisory
Committee of the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology.
His current technical interests include novel mobile communications networks, applications of genetic algorithms to control problems in communications networks and most recently, interference avoidance methods using universal radios to foster peaceful coexistence in what will be the wireless ecology of the 5GHz U-NII bands. This work, co-authored with Sennur Ulukus and Roy Yates, received the 2003 IEEE Marconi Prize Paper Award in Wireless Communications. .
For fun, as an outgrowth of research on opportunistic
communications, he is also considering the details of a
problem everyone has wondered about at one time or another: how
will our first extraterrestrial civilization contact occur? Christopher Rose' paper
which appeared on the cover of Nature and has generated some significant
press flap. The topic, strangely enough, is interstellar communication,
and the main result is that we might do better to look for physical
artifacts (messages in a bottle) from the stars than to listen
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