Computer Networks and Communications Lab (CNCL)



CNCL conducts research in data communications and networking that addresses information transfer among humans, computers, and devices using wired and wireless connections. Professors and researchers in CNCL are devoted to analyzing, designing, and inventing the data communications and networking capabilities and functionalities, from fundamental theory to practical applications and from physical layer to application layer. Research areas include software-defined radio (SDN), network function virtualization (NFV), 5G cellular systems, multimedia networking, mobile cloud computing, green networking and communications, fog computing, mobile big data analytics, wireless sensor networks, Internet of Things (IoT), smart grid data communications, and mobile social networks.