Networking Research Lab
Computer Science DepartmentThe University of Memphis

Photo: The University's FedEx Institute of Technology, which houses several Computer Science facilities



Welcome to the University of Memphis Computer Science Department's Networking Research Lab (NetLab). NetLab is under the direction of Prof. Lan Wang. We are looking for talented and motivated people to work with us.

  • To apply for a postdoctoral research fellow position, please email your CV, research statement and contact information of 3 references to Prof. Lan Wang (
  • To apply for a PhD research assistantship or for an undergraduate research assistantship, please email your resume to Prof. Lan Wang (
  • We also welcome International Exchange Scholars (J-1 visa holders).

Our research areas include:

  • Future Internet design
  • Routing protocol design
  • Fault-tolerance and security in network protocol design
  • Network measurement techniques
  • Scalable network simulator design
  • Wireless sensor networks

Funding for our projects comes from:

  • NSF, CRI-New: Collaborative: Building the Core NDN Infrastructure, PI(2016 - 2019)
  • NSF, Future Internet Architecture Next Phase (FIA-NP), PI (2014 - 2018)
  • NSF, Future Internet Architecture (FIA) (2010 - 2013)
  • NSF, NeTS Future Internet Network Design (2007-2011)
  • NSF, CISE Computing Research Infrastructure (8/2006 - 7/2011)
  • NSF, REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) supplement to the above grant.
  • University of Memphis, FedEx Institute of Technology Research Grant (2008 - 2011)
  • University of Memphis, Faculty Research Grant (8/2006 - 7/2007)
  • University of Memphis, Systems Testing Excellence Program (11/2006 - 6/2007)