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.
- Also served as Associate Director of the Center for Wireless and Broadband Networking,
and affiliated with the
Information Networking Institute,
CenSCIR Center for Sensed Critical Infrastructure, and
CyLab Center for Security.
- 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
- Research Interests Include:
- Wireless networks. This includes research addressing
ad hoc or mesh networks, mobility support, and management of spectrum
resources. Includes work on spectrum-sharing paradigms, such as
unlicensed spectrum, secondary access, spectrum underlays, spectrum markets.
- Broadband Integrated-Services Networks (or Multimedia Networks), i.e.
networks that support diverse traffic such as voice, video, and
computer communications. Video and voice over IP (VOIP). Research includes
mechanisms to provide adequate quality of service,
architectures for broadband "last-mile" connections
(whether they are over phone, cable TV, or wireless links), traffic
modeling , and pricing of network services.
- Communications systems for homeland security, public safety, emergency responders (firefighters, paramedics, police, public health workers, etc.).
- Regulatory and economic issues of telecommunications, such as the
transition from separate phone and cable TV monopolies to competing
integrated-services carriers, universal service,
and policy issues of the Internet. In the context of both the
US and developing countries.
- Electronic commerce. This research addresses both technical and
policy issues, including protocols for highly secure payment systems, money laundering (PATRIOT), privacy, and taxation.
- Information infrastructure for developing countries.
- Technical and policy issues of network security, protecting critical network infrastructure, post-disaster recovery, protocols for secure networks.
- 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:
- Policies of Wireless Systems and the Internet
- Broadband Networks
- Municipal Wifi Systems
- Wireless Communications Systems for Emergency Responders
- Telecommunications Policy
- Introduction to Telecommunications Networks
- Packet-Switched Networks
- Universal Access to Computers and Computer Networks
- Contact info:
- Phone: 412-268-7126
- Email: peha at cmu.edu
- CMU Office:
Baker Hall 129b
- Mailing Address:
- Carnegie Mellon University
- Department of EPP
- 5000 Forbes Avenue
PA 15213-3890, USA
peha at cmu.edu