Carnegie Mellon University

Ozan Tonguz

Ozan Tonguz

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • B203 Hamerschlag Hall
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Tonguz’s research interests are in telecommunications and networking, specifically optical networks, high speed networking, wireless networks and communications systems.


The three major areas (and their subareas) that Tonguz is currently active in are as follows (more info):

Optical Networks

  • Security in Optical Networks
  • IP over WDM in Optical Networks
  • Metropolitan Area Optical Networks
  • Access Networks.
  • Optical Transmission Systems

Wireless Networks and Communications Systems

  • Ad hoc wireless networks
  • Sensor Networks and their applications
  • Handover and mobility management in cellular wireless networks
  • Dynamic load balancing in cellular wireless networks
  • Propagation
  • Internet Access
  • Security in Wireless Networks (including Biometrics)
  • Bioinformatics

High Speed Networking

  • Last mile technologies
  • Routing in Internet and wireless networks
  • Self-organizing networks
  • Performance analysis
  • Secure Routing in Internet