Project Team


Joseph Camp is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He received his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rice University in 2009. He received an M.S. at Rice (2005) and B.S. with honors from the University of Texas at Austin (2003), both in ECE. His research interests include wireless networking and drone communications, specifically focused on deployment, measurement, and analysis of large-scale wireless networks and development of embedded protocols for network hardware. He was the Chief Network Architect for the Technology For All (TFA) Network, a mesh deployment in Houston, TX that serves 4,000 users in an under-resourced community. He received the Ralph Budd Award for the best engineering thesis at Rice University in 2010, the NSF CAREER Award in 2012, and Golden Mustang Teaching Award in 2014.

Dr. Joseph Camp

Dinesh Rajan is from the city of Chennai, (formerly Madras) located in Southern India. He completed his high schooling from Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Junior College, Madras. He received his B.Tech degree from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras in Electrical Engineering in 1997. He was also awarded the M.S and Ph.D degrees from Rice University, Houston, Texas both in the areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is currently the Electrical Engineering Department Chair and Professor at Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, Texas. His research interests include wireless communications and networking, information and coding theory, image and video communications, image formation and reconstruction.  He received the NSF CAREER Award in 2006.

Dr. Dinesh Rajan

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1526269. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Yan Shi



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