Jon M. Peha

CMU Position:
Full Professor in the Dept. of Engineering and Public Policy and the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.
Founder and Director of the CMU Center for Executive Education in Technology Policy (CEE-TP).
Also served as Associate Director of the Center for Wireless and Broadband Networking, and affiliated with the Information Networking Institute, and the CyLab Security and Privacy Institute.

About Professor Peha:
Jon Peha has served in three high-tech start-ups as Chief Technical Officer, at the FCC as Chief Technologist, in the White House as Assistant Director of OSTP, in Congress, and in USAID. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and AAAS.
Professional Biography (One-Paragraph)
List of Publications
Some Papers Available Online
CMU official home pages: Engineering and Public Policy home page and Electrical and Computer Engineering home page
Some video interviews on communications for emergency and disaster response and connected vehicles and intelligent transportation systems and ending spectrum scarcity and Internet interconnection and Open Internet (starting about 21 minutes in).

Research on both purely technical and policy issues of information networks, including:

Jon Peha supervises the research of grad students in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering and Public Policy, and Information Networking Institute. Here are recent examples of their research areas.

Examples of Courses Taught:

Contact info:
Phone: 412-268-7126
Email: peha at
CMU Office: Wean Hall 5126
Mailing Address:
Carnegie Mellon University
Department of EPP
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
peha at