Wireless sensor networks for space applications
University of Houston
1. Dr. Driss Benhaddou is an assistant professor in the department of Engineering Technology at the University of Houston (UH) where he is actively involved in optical networking and wireless sensor networks research activities. He established the Wireless and Optical Networking (WON) research lab (www.tech.uh.edu/won
) and led the development of the AT&T laboratory at UH (www.tech.uh.edu/attlab
). He was involved in implementing sensor network testbed based on IEEE 1451 standard in collaboration NASA Stennis Space Center and is currently collaborating with NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) on various sensor applications. Dr. Benhaddou was a senior technical staff member at Lambda Optical Systems Inc, where he played a key role in protocol development and systems integration activities. During his earlier tenure at Sprint, he implemented an extensive broadband test-bed for vendor equipment certification and research/development activities. He holds two doctoral degrees in optoelectronics and telecommunication engineering from the University of Montpellier II, France, in 1995, and the University of Missouri in 2002.
Speaking in the special symposium on Sensors & Systems.