Mung Chiang



Mung Chiang is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University. His research on networking received the Alan T. Waterman Award (2013), the IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award (2012), a PECASE (2008), young investigator awards from NSF, ONR and Princeton, and several paper awards including the IEEE INFOCOM Best Paper Award (2012). A TR35 Award recipient (2007), he founded the Princeton EDGE Lab in 2009 where fundamental research has lead to a few commercial adoptions. He was elected an IEEE Fellow in 2012. His undergraduate course's textbook, “Networked Life: 20 Questions and Answers,” received the PROSE Award in Engineering and Technology (2012) from AAP. He founded the non-profit online education platform “3 Nights and Done” (3ND), “flipped” classroom at Princeton, and chaired the Committee on Classroom Design. His education activities received the Frederick Terman Award (2013) from ASEE. He initiated a Network Optimization workshop series and the Smart Data-Pricing (SDP) industry forums, and co-chaired the US NITRD Workshop on Complex Engineered Networks. He currently serves as an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer and the Chairman of the founding steering committee of the new IEEE TNSE.