Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Joint appointment in Computer & Information Sciences & Engineering
Director, Wireless And Mobile Systems Laboratory
Janise McNair is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Florida, where she leads the Wireless And Mobile Systems Laboratory. She earned her B.S. and M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1991 and 1993, respectively, and her Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2000.
Currently, she serves on the Editorial Board of the Springer Wireless Networks Journal and served on past editorial boards of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing and Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks Journal. She has served past IEEE conferences as technical program committee chair (IEEE SmartGridComm 2015), publication co-chair (IEEE INFOCOM 2012, 2010) and vice general chair (IEEE TridentCom 2007). McNair was a participant in the 2008 DARPA Computer Science Study Group and in the 2014 Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Cohort. Her current research interests are next generation wireless networks, including small satellite networks, sensor networks, and cognitive networks, specifically addressing security, routing and medium access control.