Bijan Jabbari

Bijian Jabbari


Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
The Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444, USA




Bijan Jabbari is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA, and an affiliated faculty with ENST- Paris, France. He has held industrial positions with major communications service providers and networking equipment organizations developing data communications products. He has founded innovative laboratories for Internet and wireless communications research and is conducting research through funding provided by National Science Foundation and other funding organizations. Dr. Jabbari was an International Division Editor for Journal of Communications and Networks (JCN), an editor for the IEEE Transactions on Communications and was on the editorial board of Proceedings of the IEEE and several other journals. He is a coeditor of recent books on Multiaccess, Mobility and Teletraffic (Kluwer Publishing, Volume I and IV-VI) and continues research on multiaccess and wireless communications, mobility and traffic theory, and packet networks. He is the past chairman of the IEEE Communications Society technical committee on Communications Switching and Routing. He is a Fellow of IEEE and IEE, is a recipient of the IEEE Millennium Medal in 2000 and the Washington Metropolitan Area Engineer of the Year Award, in 2003. Dr. Jabbari has been a technical advisor to the industry and government on issues ranging from transport to switching and routing. He helped industry adoption of MPLS by service providers and large corporations in their networks. He received the Ph.D. degree from Stanford University, Stanford, California, in electrical engineering.

2021 Nominated for the BOSE BEST PAPER AWARD of IEEE MILCOM 2021
2021 IEEE Distinguished Technical Achievement Award
2016 General Chair of IEEE Globecom 2016
2014Keynote Speaker of IEEE ICC 2014
2013 Best Paper Award, IEEE Journal of Communications and Networks
2013GMU VSE Outstanding Faculty Research Award
Fellow, Institution of Engineering and Technology – IET
2009Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), for contributions to resource management and mobility in wireless networks
2003 Washington Metropolitan Area Engineer of the Year Award
2000The IEEE Third Millennium Medal, for contributions to multiaccess and teletraffic in wireless communications
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