Short Bio for Zygmunt J. Haas


Zygmunt J. Haas received his B.Sc. in EE in 1979 and M.Sc. in EE in 1985. In 1988, he earned his Ph.D. from Stanford University and subsequently joined AT&T Bell Laboratories in the Network Research Department. There he pursued research on wireless communications, mobility management, fast protocols, optical networks, and optical switching. As of August 1995, he joined the faculty of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University, where he is now a Professor and the Associate Director for Academic Affairs.

Dr. Haas is an author of numerous technical papers and holds fifteen patents
in the fields of high-speed networking, wireless networks, and optical
switching. He has organized several workshops, delivered numerous tutorials
at major IEEE and ACM conferences, and serves as editor of several journals
and magazines, including the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, the IEEE Communications Magazine, the ACM/Kluwer Wireless Networks journal, and the Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks journal. He has been a guest editor of several IEEE JSAC issues and served as a Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Personal Communications. Currently, he is the Chair of the Steering Committee of the IEEE Pervasive Computing mahazine. His interests include: mobile and wireless communication and networks, performance evaluation of large and complex systems, and biologically inspired networks. His e-mail is: and his URL is:


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