28th IEEE Annual Computer Communications Workshop (CCW)

November 6-7, 2014, Philadelphia, PA


Workshop Program

Thursday, Nov 6, 2014: 9:00 -- 17:30


Note: If you are staying at Normandy Farms, complimentary breakfast is included in your room rate. CCW will provide coffee/tea and some light breakfast items from opening until 11:00.

Morning Coffee: 9:15 – 9:45

Welcome from Chairs: 9:45-10:00

Keynote   10:00 -- 11:00

Dr. Dipankar Raychaudhuri, Rutgers University, Next-Generation Mobile Networks and their Convergence with the Future Internet Architecture


Coffee Break: 11:00 -- 11:30

Panel 1: Networking Challenges in IoT, 11:30 – 13:00

Chair: Xiaohua Jia, City University of Hong Kong, csjia@cityu.edu.hk


      Pengjun Wan, Illinois Institute of Technology
      Weili Wu, University of Texas at Dallas
      Xin Wang, SUNY/Stony Brook

      Chonggang Wang, Interdigital

Lunch Break: 13:00 -- 14:00  (Lunch provided)

Panel 2: Mobile Computing, 14:00 -- 15:30

Chair: Baochun Li, University of Toronto, bli@ece.toronto.edu


      Fangming Liu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

      Gang Zhou, College of William and Mary

      Jun Luo, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore  

      Jiang (Linda) Xie, University of North Carolina, Charlotte


Coffee Break: 15:30 -- 16:00

Panel 3: Application Driven Optical Networking, 16:00 -- 17:30

Chair: Arun Somani, Iowa State University, arun@iastate.edu


        Byrav Ramamurthy, University of Nebraska at Lincoln,

        Ashwin Gumaste, IIT Bombay, India

        Emilio Leonardi, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

        Weiqiang Sun, Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Dinner, 17:45 – 19:45

     Dinner will be at Bridget’s Steakhouse, 8 West Butler Avenue, Ambler, PA. Getting there requires about 13 minute drive from Normandy Farm Hotel. We will pool several of our cars. Please let me know if you will have a car, and the size. We will collect dinner preferences from everyone during lunch time on Thursday so that the orders are ready when we get there. The menu does have vegetarian choices as well.  We will try to finish the panels as early as possible.



Friday, Nov 7, 2014: 7:30 -- 18:00

Morning Coffee: 7:30 – 8:30

Panel 4: Unleashing the power of smartphones: A networking perspective, 8:30 -- 10:00

Chair: Guoliang Xue, Arizona State University, xue@asu.edu


      Yingying Chen, Stevens Institute of Technology

      Fan Ye, State University of New York at Stonybrook

      Jian Tang, Syracuse University

      Dejun Yang, Colorado School of Mines.


Coffee Break: 10:00 -- 10:15

Panel 5: Vehicular Networks, 10:15 – 11:45

Chair: Falko Dressler, CCS Labs, University of Paderborn, Germany, dressler@ccs-labs.org


        Carla-Fabiana Chiasserini, Politecnico di Torino

        Marco Gruteser, Rutgers University

        Renato Lo Cigno, University of Trento

        Lars Wolf, University of Braunschweig


Lunch Break: 11:45 -- 12:45 (Lunch provided)


Panel 6: Security in Wireless Networks and Mobile Devices, 12:45 -- 14:15

Chair: Yingying Chen, Stevens Institute of Technology, yingying.chen@stevens.edu


Wade Trappe, Rutgers University,

Yong Guan, Iowa State University

Guoliang Xue, Arizona State University

Georgios Portokalidis, Stevens Institute of Technology


Coffee Break: 14:15 -- 14:30

Panel 7: Challenges in Cloud Computing Design, 14:30 -- 16:00

Chair: Mooi-Choo Chuah, Lehigh University, mcchuah@gmail.com


Baochun Li, University of Toronto

Haining Wang, University of Delaware,

John McCann, Comcast

Andy Li, University of Florida, Gainesville


Coffee Break: 16:00 – 16:15

Panel 8: Networking For Big Data, 16.15 – 17:45

Chair: Anwar Walid, Bell Labs, anwar.walid@alcatel-lucent.com


        Jiangchuan Liu, Simon Fraser University

        Kang Xi, AT&T Labs

        Cedric Westphal, Huawei and UC/Santa Cruz