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Transformational Networks and Services Group

The Transformational Networks and Services group develops measurement science, test, and measurement techniques, and best practices to enable new disruptive network technologies, including high-performance networking, 5G/6G core networks, optical and quantum networking, cloud computing, information-centric networks, end-to-end service management, edge intelligence, and applications such as teleoperation of automated vehicles.

Cloud Computing Program


The Transformational Networks and Services Group develops foundational network science, network measurement science, engineering, standards, and best practices to support smart industrial transformations critical to national priorities such as industrial automation, smart grids, and smart transportation. The Group’s research efforts include 5G/6G core networks, optical and quantum networking, cloud computing, information-centric networks, edge intelligence, indoor localization, smart grid communication networks, and teleoperation of automated vehicles.



Intelligent-Fabric Computing: Challenges and Opportunities

Min Chen, Jia Liu, Pan Li, Hamid Gharavi, Yixue Hao, Jingyu Ouyang, Long Hu, Chong Hou, Iztok Humar, Lei Wei, Guang-Zhong Yang, Guangming Tao
With the advent of the Internet of Everything, people can easily interact with their environments immersively. The idea of pervasive computing is becoming a

N-DISE: NDN-Based Data Distribution for Large-Scale Data-Intensive Science

Edmund Yeh, Harvey Newman, Lixia Zhang, Jason Cong, Susmit Shannigrahi, Yuanhao Wu, Catalin Iordache, Volkan Mutlu, Sankalpa Timilsina, Sichen Song, Michael Lo, Ran Liu, Chengyu Fan, Raimondas Sirvinskas, Justas Balcas, Yuezhou Liu, Davide Pesavento, Junxiao Shi, Lotfi Benmohamed
To meet unprecedented challenges faced by the world's largest data- and network-intensive science programs, we design and implement a new, highly efficient and


5G/6G Core Networks and Services

This program aims to advance networking and measurement sciences and promote consensus standards and best practices for the evolution from 5G to 6G, focusing on

Automated Vehicles and AV Communications

Automated vehicles (AVs) will significantly impact our daily lives and improve the competitiveness of our economy. Advances in communications capabilities – for


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