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
- 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:
- Wireless networks, including management of spectrum resources,
access protocols, ad hoc or mesh networks, mobility support, novel forms of spectrum sharing.
- Broadband Networks, including
traffic control mechanisms to provide adequate quality of service,
protocols and architectures, traffic modeling, and pricing.
- Communications systems for homeland security, public safety, emergency responders (firefighters, paramedics, police, etc.), communications systems and resilience to disasters (e.g. hurricanes, earthquakes, terrorism).
- Vehicular networks and intelligent highways, i.e. wireless mesh networks formed by automobiles and roadside infrastructure.
- Cybersecurity and network security, privacy, surveillance and wiretapping.
- Regulatory and economic issues of telecommunications, such as competition, universal service,
network neutrality, transition to IP.
In the context of both the
US and developing countries.
- Payment systems and electronic commerce. Both technical and
policy issues, including protocols for highly secure payment systems, money laundering (PATRIOT), privacy, and taxation.
- Information infrastructure for developing countries.
- 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