Suman Banerjee

Suman Banerjee received his PhD in Computer Science from University of Maryland in 2003 and joined the faculty of University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the winner of the ACM SIGMOBILE Rockstar Award in 2013 (awarded for early career achievements in the field of mobile computing and wireless networking). He served as the chair of ACM SIGMOBILE from July 2013 to June 2017. He received an NSF Career Award in 2008, and is a recipient of multiple award papers at various conferences, such as ACM MobiCom, ACM CoNEXT, and IEEE Dyspan. Prof. Banerjee has co-founded multiple startups over the years, and one of his commercialization efforts was awarded a grand prize at the Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Competition (2012).

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Current Academic Staff

Lance Hartung


I am an academic staff member. I completed my M.S. degree in 2012 at UW–Madison in Computer Sciences.

My research interests include advanced wireless networks, edge computing, systems building, and various aspects of connected and autonomous vehicles.

Current Graduate Students

Varun Chandrasekaran


Varun’s research interests lie at the intersection of Systems and Security & Privacy. He obtained his MS degree from NYU, and his B.Eng from the College of Engineering, Guindy. Link to personal webpage:

Chuhan Gao


Chuhan Gao is a 3rd year PhD student in CS Department. He obtained his BS degree from Tsinghua University in 2016. His research interests include wireless networking system and mobile computing. Link to personal webpage:

Yilong Li


My research interests are in the area of wireless systems and Internet-of-Things Hardware. Exploring cheap, fast and portable computing devices with ubiquitous wireless connectivity have the potential to revolutionize the personal computing.

Bozhao Qi


Bozhao Qi is a research assistant in the Department of Computer Sciences and a PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research interests lie in the fields of mobile computing, mobile health, context awareness and ubiquitous computing. Qi received his BS degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Case Western Reserve University. Link to personal webpage:

Yijing Zeng


Yijing received his bachelor degree and master degree from BUPT and UCSB respectively. Currently, he is a Phd candidate in the Department of Computer Sciences, UW-Madison. His research interest is broadly (wireless) networking.