Dr. Daji Qiao is an Associate Professor and the Director of Graduate Education in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. He received his PhD degree from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan under the guidance of Prof. Kang G. Shin. Prior to that, he received his MS and BE degrees from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, and Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, respectively.
Since joining Iowa State University in 2004, Dr. Qiao has been teaching various courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. He teaches Cpr E 489 "Computer Networking and Data Communications" in the fall semesters except in fall 2009 when he taught Cpr E 310 "Theoretical Foundations of Computer Engineering." In the spring semesters, he teaches Cpr E 546 "Wireless and Sensor Networks." From fall 2009 to spring 2011, he manages Cpr E/E E/S E 492 "Senior Design Project: Part II." Dr. Qiao was awarded the department's Warren B. Boast Undergraduate Teaching Award in 2008 and 2011.
Dr. Qiao's research interests are in the area of wireless networking and mobile computing. He is particularly interested in algorithm innovation and implementation for IEEE 802.11 wireless local area networks, system modeling and performance analysis of wireless sensor networks, and pervasive computing applications. He was awarded the department's Harpole-Pentair Developing Faculty Award in 2008. Dr. Qiao has served on the organizing and technical program committees of numerous networking conferences.