Professor, Computer Science
PhD: Polytechnic University of Tirana
Dr. Durresi's research interests include Network Architectures (specifically, creating the architecture for the next generation of the Internet), Heterogenous Wireless ad hoc and Sensor Networks, Quality of Service Routing Protocols, Traffic Management, Grid Computing, Performance Evaluation and Testing, among others. He has published over fifty papers in journals and over seventy papers in conference proceedings, and five book chapters. He also has over thirty contributions to standardization organizations such as IETF, ATM Forum, ITU, ANSI and TIA. He is the PI of three NSF funded research projects. His research has also been funded by the States of Ohio and Louisiana, as well as university and industry sources. Dr. Durresi has served as an editor and on editorial boards of several high-impact journals in his field. He joined the Department in 2007 as an Associate Professor. He earned his PhD in Telecommunication and Electrical Engineering from Polytechnic University of Tirana in 1993.