Michael Zink

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Electrical and Computer Engineering, UMass Amherst
Position: 
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Office: 
113B Knowles Engineering
Phone: 
(413) 545-4465

Interests

Integrative Systems Engineering, sense-and-response sensor networks, sensor virtualization, distribution of high-bandwidth, high-volume data, the design and analysis of long-distance wireless networks, and network measurements

Research

He works in the fields of sensor and distribution networks for high bandwidth data. Further research interests are in wide-area multimedia distribution for wired and wireless environments and network protocols. He is one of the developers of the KOMSSYS streaming platform.

Biography

Ph.D., Darmstadt University of Technology, 2003. Dr. Zink is an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UMass Amherst, working with the Microwave Remote Sensing Laboratory. He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department. Previously, he was an Assistant Research Professor in the CS Department.

Activities & Awards

 Dr. Zink is a member of IEEE and ACM. He received the Best Paper Award at Multimedia Computing and Networking in 2008.