Alex Sprintson



Office: WEB 334G
Phone: 979.458.0092
Fax: 979.845.2630

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Research Interests

  • Algorithmic and Information-theoretic aspects of networking
  • Network coding and its applications in communication networks
  • QoS routing for unicast and multicast


  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Isreal, 2003
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Isreal, 2001
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Isreal, 1995

Selected Publications

T.J. Scott, G, A. Politte, S. Collard, S. Saathoff, E.M. Zechman, J. Barbour, and A. Sprintson “A Test of the Stormwater Footprint Calculator for Improving Knowledge and Changing Attitudes about Design for Sustainability in Stormwater Management” Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy (accepted for publication February 19, 2013).

A. Bagchi, A. Sprintson, and C. Singh. “Modeling the Impact of Fire Spread on an Electrical Distribution Network With a Focus on Power Routing During Emergencies.” Electrical Power Systems Research Journal (EPSR) (accepted for publication).

H. Kim, C. Singh, A. Sprintson. “Simulation and Estimation of Reliability in a Wind Farm Considering the Wake Effect,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol.3, no.2, pp.274-282, April 2012.

A. Kammerdiner, A. Sprintson, E. Pasiliao, and V. Boginski. “Optimization of Discrete Broadcast Under Uncertainty Using Conditional Value-at-Risk,” Optimization Letters, to appear.

S. El Rouayheb, E. Soljanin, and A. Sprintson, “Secure Network Coding for Wiretap Networks of Type II”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol.58, no.3, pp.1361-1371, March 2012.

M. Chaudhry, Z. Asad, A. Sprintson and J. Hu. “Efficient Congestion Mitigation Using Congestion-Aware Steiner Trees and Network Coding Topologies,” VLSI Design, vol. 7, pp 1-9, Jan 2011

T. Jain, M. Ramakrishna, P. Gratz, A. Sprintson, and G. Choi. “Asynchronous Bypass Channels for Multi-Synchronous NoCs: A Router Microarchitecture, Topology, and Routing Algorithm,” IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 30, n. 11, pp. 1663-1676, 2011

S. El Rouayheb, A. Sprintson, and C. Georghiades. “Robust Network Codes for Unicast Connections: A Case Study”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 19, no. 3. pp. 644-656, 2011

M. Langberg and A. Sprintson. “On the Hardness of Approximating the Network Coding Capacity”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 57, no.2, pp.1008-1014, Feb. 2011

M. P. Wilson, K. Narayanan, H. Pfister, and A. Sprintson. “Joint Physical Layer Coding and Network Coding for Bi-Directional Relaying,” IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 56, no.11., pp.5641-5654, Nov. 2010.