Andrea Fumagalli

Andrea Fumagalli


  • telecom engineering
  • optical networks
  • optical-network architecture
  • optical-network protocols
  • protocol design
  • IP over WDM networking
  • sensor networks
  • dynamic allocation and rapid provisioning of bandwidth
  • restoration and protection switching schemes
  • multi-hop, multi-rate optical networks
  • sensor networks
  • cooperative radio networks
  • network optimization and planning
  • computer network performance analysis
  • network simulator development


Lakisha Ladson

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Andrea Fumagalli, Ph.D. Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science

Professor, Electrical Engineering

Dr. Fumagalli is head of UT Dallas' Open Networking Advanced Research Lab. His research interests include aspects of mobile and optical networks, related protocol designs and performance

He has made multiple contributions to the area of high-speed and optical-network architectures, including protocol design and performance evaluation.

He has been involved in a number of research projects focusing on packet-switched and survivable networks, with multimillion-dollar funding from such sponsors as the National Science Foundation and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Fumagalli has published more than 150 papers for refereed journals and conferences.

He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Politecnico di Torino in Italy.



Updated: November 29, 2011