School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
|Stephen B. Wicker is a Professor of
Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University, and a member
of the graduate fields of Computer Science, Information Science, and
Applied Mathematics. He teaches and conducts research in wireless
information networks, cellular networks, packet-switched computer
networks, and digital telephony. He currently focuses on the interface
between information networking technology, law, and sociology, with a
particular emphasis on how design choices and regulation can affect the
privacy and speech rights of users.
Professor Wicker is currently working on a book entitled Cellular Convergence and the Death of Privacy, to be published by Oxford University Press in Fall 2013.
Professor Wicker was awarded the 1998 Cornell College of Engineering Michael Tien Teaching Award, the 2000 Cornell School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Teaching Award, and the 2009 Cornell University College of Engineering Teaching Award. As of mid 2011, he has supervised 40 doctoral dissertations.
Professor Wicker is the author of Codes, Graphs, and Iterative Decoding (Kluwer, 2002), Turbo Coding (Kluwer, 1999), Error Control Systems for Digital Communication and Storage (Prentice Hall, 1995) and Reed-Solomon Codes and Their Applications (IEEE Press, 1994). He has served as Associate Editor for Coding Theory and Techniques for the IEEE Transactions on Communications, and is currently Associate Editor for the ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks. He has served two terms as a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Information Theory Society.
Professor Wicker is the Cornell Principal Investigator for the TRUST Science and Technology Center – a National Science Foundation center dedicated to the development of technologies for securing the nation’s critical infrastructure.