Eytan H. Modiano

Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
My research interests include architectures and protocols for communication networks, including satellite, wireless, and optical networks. My teaching interests include communication systems and networks and data networks.

Contact Info

Office Phone

617.452.3414

Email

Office

Website/Lab

Administrative Contact

Rachel Cohen (non-AeroAstro)
617.452.2666

Specialization and Research Interests

Data communication, satellite and hybrid networks, high-speed networks

Teaching Interests

Communications Systems Engineering, Data Networks

Academic Degrees

B.S., 1986, U. Connecticut; M.S., 1989, U. Maryland; Ph.D., 1992, U. Maryland

Positions Held at MIT

Interim Director, Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems, 2021; Associate Director,  Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems, 2017-2020; Associate Department Head, 2014 – 2018; Professor, 2011-present; Associate Professor, 2003-2011; Assistant Professor, 1999-2003; MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Member of Technical Staff, August 1993-1999

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Awards & Honors

2020
INFOCOM Achievement Award, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
2018
Committed to Caring Award, MIT
2018
INFOCOM Best Paper Award, IEEE
2018
MobiHoc Best Paper Award, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
2016
MobiHoc Best Paper Award, ACM
2012
Fellow, IEEE
2011
Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
2006
Sigmetrics/Performance Best Paper Award , ACM