Wendi Heinzelman

Wendi Heinzelman

  • Professor
  • Dean, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000

Office Location
309 Lattimore Hall
(585) 273-3958
Web Address

Short Biography

Wendi Heinzelman is Dean of the Edmund A. Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Rochester, where she is also a full professor in the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science. She received a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. Her research interests include wireless communications and networking, mobile-cloud computing and multimedia communication. She has contributed to 12 books and has published in more than 150 journals and conferences, with over 55,000 citations to her work. She is an elected Member-at-Large of the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc), a member of the Executive Committee of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Engineering Deans Council, co-founder and a steering committee member of N^2 Women, a Fellow of the ACM, and a Fellow of the IEEE.

Research Overview

Research Interests

  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Mobile ad hoc networks
  • Multimedia communication
  • Heterogeneous networking
  • Cloud computing