Sunil Kumar received his Ph.D. from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (India) in 1997. Currently,he is a Professor and Thomas G. Pine Faculty Fellow in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at San Diego State University, CA, USA. His research interests include robust video compression (including H.264 and HEVC), and QoS-aware and cross-layer protocols for wireless networks. He has published 130 research articles in refereed journals and conferences, seven books and book chapters, and recently co-edited two books. His research has been funded by the U.S.NSF, DOD, DOE, and California Energy Commission.
The use of live field testing for new data links, protocols, waveforms, radios, and algorithms is the traditional best-practice. With that said, the cost, time, effort and complexity involved in large-scale field tests often makes these tests unaffordable to many… Read More