ARA Project Team

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Principal Investigator
Hongwei Zhang, Professor ECE, Director WiCI

Working Group Chairs
Yong Guan, Professor ECE, Software
Ahmed Kamal, Professor ECE, Research
Marie-jose Montpetit, Program Consultant, Consortium
Daji Qiao, Associate Professor ECE, Infrastructure
Mai Zheng, Assistant Professor ECE, Software

Faculty Members
Thomas Daniels, Associate Teaching Professor ECE
Matthew Darr, Professor ABE
Doug Jacobson, Professor ECE
Ashfaq Khokhar, Professor ECE
Sang Kim, Associate Professor ECE
James Koltes, Assistant Professor ANS
Joshua Peschel, Assistant Professor ABE
Patrick Schnable, Professor Agronomy
Anuj Sharma, Professor ITS
Arun Somani, Professor ECE
Lie Tang, Professor ABE

Staff Members
Sarath Babu,  Research Scientist ARA
John Bennett-George, Research Administrator
Liz Clarke, Project Manager FPM
Connor Kuehl, Manager ITS
Steve Schallehn, Network Engineer ITS
Travis Van Dyke, Electrical Engineer FPM
Miho Walczak, Program Assistant ARA
TJ Wertz, Network Manager ITS
Other colleagues whose work directly/indirectly contributes to ARA success

Students
Elisabeth Adi
Joshua Boateng
Evan Gossling
Taimoor Islam
Zhibo Meng
Md Nadim
Mukaram Shahid
Christ Somiah
Wei Xu
Tianyi Zhang
Guoying Zu

Ozdal Boyraz, Professor ECE
Mert Bayer, Ph.D. Student
Xun Li, Ph.D. Student


Anish Arora, Professor CS
Jia Liu, Assistant Professor ECE
Jayson Boubin, Ph.D. Student
Steve Chang, Research Engineer
Yung Fu Chen, Ph.D. Student
Salil Reddy, Ph.D. Student


Mike Luby, Research Scientist & Director TSC Core Technology; CEO BitRipple Inc

Former Compatriots
Brian Cox, Entrepreneur in Residence
Jacob Grundmeier, System Analyst ECE
Randolph Larabee, Assistant Director FPM
Beth Minner, Project Manager
Larysa Nadolny, Associate Professor Education
Matthias Sander-Frigau, Postdoc CyNet & ARA
Donald Schlagel, System Analyst ECE
Imtiajul Alam, Ognjen Kullic