1996 …2024

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Richard Han joined the School of Computing at Macquarie University in 2021 as a Professor in Networks and Distributed Systems.  His research focuses on mobile and ubiquitous computing, wireless sensor networks, drone systems, cloud computing, cybersecurity, operating systems, and cybersafety.  His research has received four best paper awards or equivalents, and over 13000 citations according to Google Scholar. He has also received an NSF CAREER Award, IBM Faculty Awards, and the Frank Moyes award in entrepreneurship. 

He earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1997 and his Bachelors of Science with Distinction in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1989.  He was a Research Staff Member at the IBM TJ Watson Research Center (1997-2001) and an Assistant, Associate and Full Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Colorado Boulder (2001-2020).

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Education/Academic qualification

Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Progressively Reliable Packet Delivery for Interactive Wireless Multimedia, University of California, Berkeley

15 May 199131 May 1997

Award Date: 15 May 1997

Electrical Engineering, Masters of Science, An Edge-Based Block Matching Technique for Video Motion Estimation, University of California, Berkeley

15 Jun 198915 May 1991

Award Date: 15 May 1991

Electrical Engineering, Bachelors of Science, Bachelors of Science with Distinction, Stanford University

15 Sept 198515 Jun 1989

Award Date: 15 Jun 1989


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