faculty-profile

Dr. Kevin Ryan

AFFILIATE ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Building: Babbio Center
Room: 415
Phone: 201.216.5565
Fax: 201.216.5385
Email: kryan@stevens.edu
Website
School:  Howe School of Technology Management
Education
  • Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering (1996), Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Ph. D. Dissertation; "Overload Performance and User Mobility for a Mobile Communication System"
  • M.S. (1980), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Thesis: "Parallel Algorithms and Techniques For Solving Linear Equations"
  • B.E. (EE) (1978), Manhattan College. Summa Cum Laude
Research
  • Application of Mobile Wireless Technologies to the Delivery of Healthcare Services
  • Dynamic Spectrum Allocation and Dynamic Spectrum Access Wireless Networks
  • 3G and 4G Mobile Wireless Networks
  • Evolution of Wireless Networks
  • Network Architecture and Quality of Service
General Information
AT&T Bell Laboratories (now Alcatel Lucent Technologies) 1978 to 2001.Dr Ryan worked in wireless communications,education and training (wireless and data networks), high-speed networking and local access.
Experience
  • Stevens Institute of Technology, 2001-Present
  • AT&T Bell Labs/Lucent Technologies; Distinguished Member of Technical Staff/MTS, 1978 - 2001
  • New York Institute of Technology, 1997-1999, Adjunct Faculty
  • Stevens Institute of Technology, 1993; 1998-2001, Adjunct Faculty
  • Monmouth University, 1992. Adjunct Faculty.
  • Monmouth University, 1990-91 Advisor for a Master's Thesis in the field of congestion control in BISDN/ATM networks.
Institutional Service
  • Howe School – Graduate Curriculum Committee, 2004 – 2007
  • Academic Research Committee, 2004 – 2006                       
  • Business and Technology Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, 2006 – Present                       
  • Telecommunications Management Academic Committee, 2002 - Present 
  • AACSB Accreditation – Assurance of Learning Committee, 2005 – Present                                       
  • Participation Standards Committee, 2005 – Present 
  • Annual Giving Council (Faculty EAS Representative), 2006 – Present                
  • Health Insurance Advisory Committee, 2007 - Present
Professional Service

Invited reviewer for IEEE conference and transaction papers

Honors & Awards
  • 2005/2006 Alexander Crombie Humphery's Distinguished Associate Professor Teaching Award
  • 2002/2003 Wesley. J. Howe School of Technology Management Outstanding Teacher Award.
  • Bell Labs Distinguished Member Technical Staff Award
  • Manhattan College Engineering Award
  • Listed in Who's Who Among America's Teachers
Appointments
  • Manhattan College Information Technology Board of Advisors
  • Passaic County Technical Institute (NJ High School) Advisory Board
Professional Societies
  • Member of Tau Beta Pi
  • Member of Eta Kappa Nu
  • Member of the IEEE
Grants, Contracts & Funds
  • Dynamic Intelligent Management of Spectrum for Ubiquitous Mobile Networks NSF Grant; 9/1/04 - 8/31/07; Co-Principle Investigator
  • Mobile Technologies as Healthcare Delivery Innovations Howe School Alliance for Technology Management/Center for Technology Management Research Grant; Awarded July, 2009 (Joint work with Dr. Carol Brown)
Selected Publications
Journals
  1. V. Gunasekaran, F. Harmantzis, and K. Ryan. "Strategic Investment Analysis for Migration Beyond 3G Wireless Networks", NETNOMICS: Economic Research and Electronic Networking: Volume 9, Issue 1 (2009), Page 47., Springer.
Conference Proceedings
  1. K. Ryan, E. Aravantinos, and M. Buddhikot (Aug 2006). "A New Pricing Model for Next Generation Spectrum Access", First International Workshop on Technology and Policy for Accessing Spectrum (TAPAS 2006), Boston, MA.
  2. K. Ryan, M. Buddhikot. (Nov 2005). "Spectrum Management in Coordinated Dynamic Spectrum Access Based Cellular Networks", The First IEEE International Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks Conference, USA .
  3. K. Ryan, M. Buddhikot, P. Kolodzy, S. Miller, and J. Evans. (Jun 2005). "DIMSUMNet: New Directions in Wireless Networking using Coordinated Dynamic Spectrum Access", The IEEE WoW MoM Conference, Italy.
  4. Ryan, K., Sohraby, K.. (Jul 2002). "An Architecture for Signaling and Control in Optical Networks", The 6th, World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics, Orlando, FL.
  5. Ryan, K., Heffes, H.. (1998). "Analysis of a Class of Overload Control Schemes for a Mobile Communication System", Applied Telecommunication Symposium, Washington D.C.
  6. Ryan, K., Heffes, H.. (May 1997). "User Mobility and Channel Holding Time in Mobile Communications", Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular, Technology Conference, Phoenix AZ.
Courses
  • EE 583 Wireless communications
  • EE 586 Wireless Networking: Architecture, Protocols and Standards
  • BT 223 Applied Models and Simulation
  • TM 550 Introduction to Telecommunications Concepts
  • TM 601 Principles of Applied Telecommunications Technology
  • TM 610 Business Information Networks
  • TM 612 Regulation and Policy in the Telecommunication Industry
  • TM 614 Principles of Traffic Engineering and Performance Analysis
  • TM 615 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing
  • TM 617 Next Generation Wireless Systems
  • TM 618 Wireless Network Performance Management
  • TM 630 Broadband Networking Services and Technology