Jean Walrand received his Ph.D. in EECS from UC Berkeley and has been on the faculty of that department since 1982. He is the author of An Introduction to Queueing Networks(Prentice Hall, 1988) and Communication Networks: A First Course (2nd ed. McGraw-Hill,1998) and co-author of High-Performance Communication Networks (2nd ed, Morgan Kaufman, 2000),  Communication Networks: A Concise Introduction (Morgan & Claypool, 2010), Scheduling and Congestion Control for Communication and Processing networks (Morgan & Claypool, 2010), and Probability in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (Amazon, 2014). 

Resarch Interests

His research interests include stochastic processes, queuing theory, communication networks, game theory, machine learning applied to stochastic scheduling, and the economics of the Internet. 


Prof. Walrand is a Fellow of the Belgian American Education Foundation and of the IEEE and a recipient of the Lanchester Prize, the Stephen O. Rice Prize, the IEEE Kobayashi Award and the ACM Sigmetrics Achievement Award.

Jean Walrand,
Jan 13, 2014, 12:58 AM