About the Author
Dr. Ali Mostashari is the Director of the Sociotechnical Systems Program at Stevens Institute of Technology, where he also serves as an Associate Professor at the School of Systems and Enterprises. He received his Ph.D. in Engineering Systems from MIT, a Master of Science in Civil Engineering/Transportation from MIT, a Master of Science in Technology and Policy from MIT, a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering/Biotechnology from the University of Nebraska, and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering/Energy Systems from Sharif University of Technology.
Dr. Jiang (Linda) Xie received her B.E. degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1997, M.Phil. degree from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 1999, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2002 and 2004, respectively, all in electrical engineering. She is currently an assistant professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She was a graduate research assistant in the Broadband and Wireless Networking Laboratory (BWNLAB) at the Georgia Institute of Technology from August 1999 to April 2004.