• Professor
Alex Sprintson

Educational Background

  • 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

Research Interests

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

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.