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University of Rochester
Hopeman 307, Box 270126
Rochester, NY 14627
Phone: 585-275-4053
Fax: 585-273-4919
wheinzel@ece.rochester.edu


Brief Bio

I am a full professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Rochester. I hold a secondary appointment in the Computer Science Department at Rochester. I am also currently the Dean of Graduate Studies for Arts, Sciences & Engineering. During spring 2008, I was a Visiting Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. I received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University in 1995 and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 1997 and 2000, respectively. My current research interests lie in the area of wireless communications and networking, mobile computing, and multimedia communication. I am a member of N^2 Women and SWE, a Distinguished Scientist of ACM Sigmobile, and a Senior Member of the IEEE Communications Society and the IEEE Signal Processing Socieity.