Graduate Exam Abstract

Herath Bandara

Ph.D. Qualifying

July 9, 2009, 2.00pm

Engineering E103


Abstract: This is a qualifying exam<br>

Adviser: Prof. Anura P. Jayasumana
Non-ECE Member: Prof. V Chandrasekar, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Member 3: Dr. Daniel F. Massey, Computer Science
Addional Members:

1. H. M. N. D. Bandara, A. P. Jayasumana, and T. H. Illangasekare, "Cluster tree based self organization of virtual sensor networks," In Proc. IEEE Globecom workshop on Wireless Mesh and Sensor Networks, New Orleans, Nov. 2008.
2. H. M. N. D. Bandara, A. P. Jayasumana, and I. Ray, "Key pre-distribution based secure backbone design for wireless sensor networks," In proc. 3rd IEEE Int. Workshop on Practical Issues in Building Sensor Network Applications (SenseApp), Montreal, Canada, Oct. 2008, pp. 786-793.
3. H. M. N. D. Bandara and A. P. Jayasumana, "An enhanced top-down cluster and cluster tree formation algorithm for wireless sensor networks," In Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2007), Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Aug. 2007, pp. 37-42.

Publications to be Reviewed:
Gopal Pandurangan, Prabhakar Raghavan, and Eli Upfal, "Building Low-Diameter Peer-to-Peer Networks," IEEE JOURNAL ON SELECTED AREAS IN COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 21, no. 6, AUGUST 2003, pp. 995-

M. Al-Fares, A. Loukissas, and A. Vahdat, "A scalable, commodity, data center network architecture," In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM Conference, Seattle, WA, Aug. 2008.

Program of Study: